Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Arcus and Novo Foundations pledge $20 million for trans organizations

Today, the Arcus Foundation and the NoVo Foundation announced a Global Trans Initiative that will donate at least $20 million over five years to transgender organizations and activists.Read More

GLAAD launches trans microaggressions photo project #transwk

Today, as part of Transgender Awareness Week, GLAAD launched a photo essay to highlight the experiences of transgender microaggressions.Read More

Interview: Trans Comedy Executive Producer Shadi Petosky on her new Amazon TV pilot

Transgender comedy Executive Producer Shadi Petosky is a co-creator and writer for the new TV pilot, Danger & Eggs, which became available to wa

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MTV's "Faking It" launches casting call for transgender actors

MTV's Faking It has launched an open casting call for transgender actors and actresses to appear in both speaking and background parts for the next season.

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Caitlyn Jenner's 'I Am Cait' renewed for second season on E!

Last week, E! announced that Caitlyn Jenner's docu-series, "I Am Cait," will be renewed for a second season.Read More

Catch a sneak preview of "Her Story" at Newfest, followed by Trans Hollywood panel

NewFest to premiere a sneak preview of "Her Story," a scripted series about the dating lives of trans and queer women in Los Angeles.Read More

Interview: GLAAD talks to 'The Bold and the Beautiful' stars Karla Mosley and Jacob Young about trans storyline

GLAAD caught up with Mosley and Young to ask them more about their experiences portraying their characters, and the romance between Maya and Rick.Read More

Upcoming web series, 'HerStory,' focuses on trans and queer women's dating lives

Co-written by Jen Richards and Laura Zak, and directed by Sydney Freeland (Drunktown's Finest), the plot of 'Her Story' centers on the stories of two trans women played who, after giving up on love, have chance encounters that start to shift their perspectives.Read More
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