Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Interview: GLAAD talks to actress and 'Sense8' star Jamie Clayton

GLAAD caught up with Clayton to ask her more about playing Nomi Marks, working with Lana Wachowski, and more.Read More

'Melissa Harris-Perry Show' focuses on violence against trans women of color

On Sunday, The Melissa Harris-Perry Show's guest hosts, Janet Mock and Richard Liu, drew focus to the extreme violence facing transgender women of color.Read More

GLAAD partners with Outfest on two trans panels

At the 2015 Outfest LA film festival, Nick Adams, GLAAD's Director of Programs for Transgender Media, appeared on two panels to discuss the importance of transgender media images.Read More

Caitlyn Jenner to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs

Tonight, Olympic gold medalist and transgender reality television star Caitlyn Jenner will be honored at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, presented by ESPN.Read More

Pentagon expected to announce plan to lift the military's transgender service ban

Leaders at the Pentagon are finalizing plans to lift the military's ban on transgender service members, according to the Associated Press. Read More

GLAAD partners with OUTFEST LA for 'I Am Jazz' screening

GLAAD is proud to be a community collaborator with Outfest again this year, partnering on the preview screening of TLC's upcoming docu-series, "I Am Jazz," about trans teen advocate Jazz Jennings. Read More

Transgender man, Asher O'Callaghan, ordained by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

Tonight, Asher O'Callaghan will become the first known transgender person to be ordained through the regular process of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).Read More

GLAAD works with "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" on trans story

On his HBO show Last Week Tonight this past Sunday, John Oliver spoke at length about the discrimination facing transgender people across many areas of life.Read More
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