Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Organizations, businesses, advocates, and celebrities denounce North Carolina's anti-LGBT law

In the wake of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signing House Bill 2 into law, organizations, advocates, businesses, schools, and celebrities have spoken out against this harmful legislation. Read More

North Carolina Governor to sign bill banning local LGBT protections

Today, North Carolina's legislature passed a bill that will revoke and ban LGBT nondiscrimination ordinances in the state.Read More

NYC Mayor signs executive order on transgender nondiscrimination in city facilities

Today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order requiring all city agencies to ensure that their employees and members of the public have access to bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity or expression.Read More

South Dakota's Gov. Daugaard vetoes anti-transgender bill

Governor Daugaard of South Dakota vetoed HB 1008, a harmful bill that would ban transgender students from using the bathrooms or locker rooms that align with their gender identity.Read More

Tennessee bill targeting transgender students up for consideration in March

HB 2414, which would bar transgender students in public schools and public institution of higher education from using the restroom that aligns with their gender identity, is up for consideration by the Tennessee House's Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee on March 1.Read More

Debunking the 'bathroom bill' myth: GLAAD releases new resource for journalists

Today, GLAAD released a media guide for journalists covering stories related to LGBT nondiscrimination, in collaboration with a coalition of state and national LGBT advocacy organizations.Read More

GLAAD responds to South Dakota's discriminatory law targeting transgender students

GLAAD urges the media to share the perspectives of transgender South Dakotans on HB 1008, and to hold South Dakota legislators accountable for their biased and inaccurate statements about transgender people.Read More

WATCH: TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" features their first transgender bride, Precious Davis

Precious Davis, a transgender woman living in Chicago, is joined by her two best friends at Bridals by Lori in Atlanta to choose the dress she'll wear at her upcoming wedding to her fiancé, Myles Brady.Read More
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