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Private Chelsea Manning's story is a wakeup call for national news coverage of transgender people

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.

Video: The New York Times' TimesCast Features GLAAD's Where We Are on TV Report and High Percentage of LGBT Characters on TV

Today, The New York Times series TimesCast discusses GLAAD’s Where We Are on TV report, which last week announced the highest percentage ever of LGBT characters on primetime broadcast scripted series was found in this year’s fall TV lineup.

The New York Times Profiles Young Gay Christian and Work to End Homophobia

The front page of the Sunday Style section of the New York Times features 22-year old biblical scholar Matthew Vines. Matthew, who’s YouTube video explaining the biblical case for LGBT equality, spoke at a GLAAD sponsored event, “Being Gay is Not a Sin: A Conversation with Matthew Vines” at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City. The event, and subsequent interview, detail Matthew’s coming out, rejection by his own congregation, and the video he created that has been viewed 350,000 times, are all included in the profile.

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