A young transgender girl has been placed under suicide watch after a false story concocted by the Pacific Justice Institute accusing her of harassing other girls in the bathroom received national media attention. Florence high school superintendent confirmed that there were no incidences of harrassment reported at all, but one abject parent took to the media to voice their disapproval of allowing the trans girl to share the same restroom with other girls. Read more of the story at advocate.com
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Today, GLAAD released a media guide for journalists covering stories related to LGBT nondiscrimination, in collaboration with a coalition of state and national LGBT advocacy organizations.