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Transphobic Voices Elevated in Media Coverage of Equality Act

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report card, posted on its blog, grading 17 print, digital, and broadcast outlets. Five received passing grades, three received “satisfactory/needs improvement,” eight received failing grades, and one, Newsweek, was graded as “super fail.”None met GLAAD’s standards for a grade of “outstanding.” These standards are that the coverage include original quotes from LGBTQ+ advocates, including transgender advocates, and statements from LGBTQ+ members of Congress; context on the need for the Equality Act, given lack of federal and state nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ+ Americans; a fact check on anti-trans rhetoric if any was featured in the coverage; and polling showing that overwhelming majority of voters, including Republicans, support.

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