Many are noting the significance of her high-profile relationship with Ellen DeGeneres.
In rows over LGBTQ+ books, a community in Michigan has raised more than $100,000 to fund its library, while Iowa librarians are fighting against banning such books.
The actress had been declared brain dead, but she was kept on life support for a time for the purpose of organ donation.
Heche suffered a brain injury and severe burns in the crash.
Jonathan Mitchell, the Texas attorney challenging PrEP access, said the named plaintiff is being threatened and bullied.
The new rules go into effect later this month.
Heche crashed her car into a house in California last Friday and has been in critical condition since.