Cemia Acoff

June 6, 2013

Local Cleveland LGBT adovacy group meets with Cleveland Plain Dealer to discuss Anti-Trans reporting habits

On May 22nd, Jacob Nash of Margie's Hope and Cleveland Transgender Community Outreach Committee met with faculty of the Cleveland Plain Dealer to further discuss its transgender reporting habits.

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May 9, 2013

Cemia Acoff, transgender murder victim, gets best reporting and representation from gay and trans blogs

Following the discovery of Cemia Acoff, a transgender woman found dead in a pond after being reported missing for little over a month, media is still ignoring both the AP stylebook, which has included guidelines on transgender reporting since 2001, and GLAAD who has demanded fair reporting on transgender issues.

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May 6, 2013

Cleveland Plain Dealer admits ignorance on trans issues

Cleveland Plain Dealer Reader Representative Ted Diadiun wrote a column this week talking about the controversy that erupted over the paper's disrespectful mis-handling of a story that involves a transgender woman.

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May 1, 2013

Cleveland Plain Dealer to meet with local trans advocates after GLAAD outreach

Following a series of stories that mis-gendered and dehumanized a transgender murder victim in Cleveland, the Plain Dealer newspaper has agreed to meet with local transgender advocates.

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