Doubly Victimized

GLAAD calls for increased and accurate media coverage of transgender murders

In the first week of 2017, the killings of 28-year-old Two-Spirit transgender woman Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow and 41-year old Black transgender woman, Mesha Caldwell, have been reported. 

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September 8, 2014

Local Memphis station gets transgender coverage right

41-year old Alejandra Leos a Latina transgender woman, was murdered a mere few feet from her home in Memphis Tennessee last Friday.
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TakePart speaks to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender victims of violence

Following the murder of Tiffany Edwards in Cincinnati and the problematic media coverage of her story, TakePart spoke to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender people, particularly in stories involving transgender victims of violence.

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GLAAD to Media: Tell the Story of Anti-Transgender Violence Correctly

Two instances of anti-transgender murders occurred in Orlando, Florida and Baltimore, Maryland over the last 24 hours. Both were transgender women of color. And when the media doesn't tell their story correctly, it perpetuates misleading stereotypes about transgender people.
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