Cleveland 'Plain Dealer' Dehumanizes Horrific Murder of Trans Woman

Towleroad
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May 1, 2013

From Towleroad: The Cleveland Plain Dealer's coverage of the murder of Cemia Acoff, a transgender woman whose body was found tied to a block of concrete at the bottom of a pond after being stabbed repeatedly, is being denounced by LGBT rights organizations for its dehumanizing characterizations of the victim and transgender people. An earlier piece on the murder had referred to Cemia as "it".