Bruce Jenner, transitioning or not: You're reporting it wrong

Update 6/1/2015: Read GLAAD's updated tip sheet for journalists reporting on Caitlyn Jenner.

Jezebel's Kat Callahan explains why tabloid speculation around Bruce Jenner's appearance isn't just baseless, but offensively framed.

Excerpt:

...It's really quite appalling to have it framed as some horrible secret to be revealed, as if transition was an indiscretion, a bad habit, or a destructive decision. That's not what transitioning is; transitioning is about healthy decision-making. It's about following whatever steps one needs in order to be happier and well-adjusted. And it's hard as f*ck. It's emotionally and physically draining, but it leads to a better, truer life. Don't you dare act like it is something of which to be ashamed, because you'd be wrong...

Read the full post on Jezebel here.

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