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GLAAD holds second protest outside New York Times

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The billboard truck is back. Hired by GLAAD, the vehicle blasting neon messages criticizing the New York Times for its coverage of the transgender community returned to the newspaper’s Manhattan headquarters Monday.

The LGBTQ media advocacy organization leads a coalition of more than 100 advocacy groups, trans journalists and allies demanding the paper’s editors and leadership “stop printing biased, anti-trans stories,” meet with members and leaders in the trans community, and hire at least four trans writers and editors as full-time members of its staff.

Although the Washington Blade received a response from Charlie Stadtlander, the director of external communications for the Times, following the first protest on Feb.

15, GLAAD’s president and CEO says the newspaper has yet to respond to an open letter released on that date, or to its demands.  “It is outrageous and disrespectful that New York Timesleadership continues to ignore the voices of trans community leaders, who have been sounding the alarm about the newspaper’s irresponsible, inaccurate coverage for over a year,” said Sarah Kate Ellis in a statement to the Blade. “Trans people deserve to be respected and have their voices heard.

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