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Minneapolis Star Tribune runs full-page advertisement for anti-LGBT hate group

in Marian Aanerud/Media Watch

Months after the Minneapolis Star Tribune was strongly criticized for their coverage of Cece McDonald’s case, despite local trans activists’ earnest attempts to work with the Star Tribune to better understand the paper’s responsibility to use professional standards concerning respectful and accurate language, the Star Tribune continues to repeat many of the same mistakes.  To…

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Everyone, even fans, are appalled with Rupaul’s ‘shemale’ contest

in Kelli Busey/Media Watch

Everyone, except GLAAD that is Rupaul, the clown in pancake makeup has figured out a way to be even more obnoxious.  Perhaps he feels that he should fill the vacuum left by the passing of Fred Philps and become the country’s next most hated man? Maybe, but hardly anyone is enjoying his last promotional transphobic…

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Revictimized In Death

in Autumn Sandeen/Featured/Media Watch

Dehumanization of murdered trans women seems to be the norm these days. No matter how many times GLAAD and trans activists reach out to teach journalists how not to revictimize murdered trans women — especially trans women of color — there always seems to be a “next time.” A new example of a “next time”…

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BREAKING: due to Target’s trans policy, voyeur accessed women’s changing room?

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Media Watch

A case of voyeurism that has gripped the media was initially reported on a local Idaho news station: A man who identifies as a transgender woman has been arrested after they took photos of other women inside of the changing room at Target in Ammon. On Monday the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Ammon Target…

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