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When the American Family Association protests the label as an anti-LGBT organization, it should look to its own founder and its basic principles to see why that label fits so well.
Fox News' Todd Starnes is seriously trying to position the American Family Association, one of the most openly and proudly anti-LGBT organizations around, as simply a Christian ministry.
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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.
Her prominence has ebbed and flowed over the years, but her commitment to stigmatizing LGBT people has remained. And now, with her latest comments connecting gay male affection with the "love" that convicted rapist and kidnapper Ariel Castro had for his victims, Sandy Rios is the latest addition to GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project.
Instead of talking about ENDA and the current lack of LGBT workplace protections, cable news is on royal baby watch.
People are questioning what it means that NFL QB Tim Tebow is speaking at Liberty University - and Fox News says those questions are "bullying" him.
The continued transphobic news coverage by Fox News needs to stop. As the rest of soceity realizes the need for fair and equal treatment of trans people, why haven't the very people that make us aware of this progress?
Last week, hosts of Fox News's The O'Reilly Factor made a series of offensive, dehumanizing comments about transgender inmate Michelle Kosilek.
For the very first time, every top cable news network is taking part in Spirit Day able news networks CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and HLN are participating in Spirit Day today, with anchors on all four networks donning purple to take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth. Plus, business news leader CNBC has had anchors in purple throughout dayparts for the third year in a row!