Stories of real people being reported on by journalistic outlets, or voices that deserve amplifying
Snapshots: Transgender representation, Olympics, federal tax recognition
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Private Chelsea Manning's story is a wakeup call for national news coverage of transgender people
Today GLAAD and over 40 organizations call on journalists to improve their coverage of transgender people following Private Chelsea Manning's statement that she is female and using the name Chelsea and female pronouns. The immediate news coverage, as well as the follow up analysis, brought into sharp focus the national news media's frequently inaccurate and uninformed coverage of transgender people.