Lynda is an avid supporter of many nonprofit organizations and causes that have touched her heart over the years. Check out these links:
Lynda advocates for and supports the research and clinical advances in precision medicine made by TGen and City of Hope to develop a diagnostic and targeted treatments for myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) and secondary acute myeloid leukemia (sAML) patients. She works with TGen and City of Hope in honor of her beloved husband, Robert A. Altman, who lived with myelofibrosis until his death in 2021.
Having served as grand marshal of various pride parades around the U.S., Lynda is a loud and proud support of LGBTQ+ rights. In an interview with the LGBTQ+ advocacy organization Freedom for All Americans, she spoke about the legacy of Wonder Woman as part of this movement.
Having lost her mother in 2013 to Alzheimer’s disease, Lynda is a vocal advocate for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and their loved ones. Lynda serves on the executive committee of the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation, a nonprofit that supports Alzheimer’s research worldwide.
Lynda has partnered with advocate and Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement founder Maria Shriver to raise awareness about the ways Alzheimer’s disease disproportionately affects women and communities of color, both as patients and caregivers. This organization works to change the future for women and Alzheimer’s by focusing on the four pillars: research, education, advocacy and clinical care.
Lynda is a close friend and collaborator to Hon. Tony Coelho, former House Majority Whip, disability rights icon, and primary sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act. She supports Tony’s decades-long and continuous effort to serve the needs of people with disabilities and expand mental health care for all.
Lynda is a supporter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research and a founding member of the National Race for the Cure. She supports public health policies and lifesaving research that support survivorship and early detection of breast cancer.
Lynda has worked closely with her friends at God’s Love We Deliver to support the delivery of nutritious, medically-tailored meals for people too sick to shop or cook for themselves. God’s Love is a non-sectarian organization serving people in need and their children and caregivers.
“Voting for Love and Justice with Wonder Woman”
Lynda wrote the foreword for this special “get out the vote” campaign run by Fandom Forward, a 501(c)3 that turns fans into heroes through community service and social justice campaigns.
GLAAD works through entertainment, news, and digital media to share stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance. Lynda proudly presented the Vito Russo Award to Emmy-nominated journalist Thomas Roberts at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in 2015.
Since 1969, the National Military Family Association has worked to strengthen and protect millions of military families through its advocacy and programs. As a proud supporter of veterans and active service members, Lynda is working with the NMFA to honor them and their loved ones.
These are a few of Lynda’s favorite Wonder Woman related sites:
This website was created as a network for Wonder Woman fans, supporters, and artists. It is managed by Pete Marston and Christie Marston, the son and granddaughter of Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston. Check out their Family Museum!
This website run by sci-fi author Andy Mangels is dedicated to the archiving of art, literature, media, and memorabilia of Wonder Woman.
Check out the coverage of all things Wonder Woman, an entertainment site focused on the intersection of gender and geek culture.