Wednesday, March 28, 2018

More Than a Number - Shifting the Media Narrative on Transgender Homicides

The More Than a Number Report is an advanced reporting guide for journalists and advocates to accompany our Doubly Victimized Guide. It reflects that many more reporters are now covering the homicides of transgender people in the U.S. but there is still a lot of work to do to improve coverage. The biggest hurdle, in this report’s thesis, is to shift from the "deadliest year ever" headlines into a more accurate and respectful framing of lives lost.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Debunking the 'Bathroom Bill' Myth – Accurate Reporting on LGBT Nondiscrimination: A Guide for Journalists

Debunking the "Bathroom Bill" Myth – Accurate Reporting on LGBT Nondiscrimination: A Guide for Journalists dispels the myths that are often used to demonize transgender people. We've created this guide in collaboration with a coalition of state and national LGBT organizations to ensure fair and accurate reporting, and we will be working to get into the hands of every journalist covering these important issues.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Consistent Respect: Reporting On Transgender Crime Suspects

Transgender people are sometimes suspected and/or convicted of crimes. The media has a responsibility to represent all transgender people accurately, with their correct names and pronouns, and without relying on dehumanizing stereotypes. This responsibility does not change with the circumstances of a story, including instances where transgender people are suspected of crimes.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Doubly Victimized: Reporting on Transgender Victims of Crime

The following guidelines will help you ensure that the language used to describe transgender victims of violence is fair and respectful. These guidelines apply to all stories that involve the transgender community, but are especially important when the person has been a victim of violence;

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Transgender Day of Remembrance Resource Kit for Journalists

Transgender Day of Remembrance, which honors the memory of those murdered because of anti-transgender prejudice, is recognized annually on November 20. GLAAD encourages journalists to mark the occasion with stories about the pervasive problem of crimes against transgender people, as well as the diversity and resilience of the community in the face of harassment and violence.

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