Transgender

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Chelsea Manning's name and pronouns need respect, not clarification

Yesterday, after Private Chelsea Manning came out publicly as a transgender woman, many media outlets failed to refer to her accurately with the correct name and pronouns. GLAAD assembled resources for the media to improve their coverage, yet still, some outlets are claiming that the issue of how to refer to Manning is unclear. This is simply not the case.

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NYC transgender woman dies after attack

Islan Nettles, a New York City transgender woman, has died after an attack on the early morning hours of August 17. Ms. Nettles was taken to Harlem Hospital for her injuries and, on Thursday, was taken off of life support and died.

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Reporting on Chelsea Manning with consistent respect for her gender identity

Media guidelines on reporting accurately about President Obama's decision to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of leaking classified government documents.

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