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June 4, 2024

Trans Runner Complains Biological Females Didn’t Congratulate Him Enough After Getting Beat In State Championship

Why Troubling News:

This article is troubling to me due to the misgendering of the athlete and blatant transphobia. It refers to a trans woman as "him," and implies that she won a race due to not being a biological female. It frames her as the villain of the story for standing up to transphobia and it is unacceptable.

Comments

  1. CleverHalibut
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    I agree, the article also primes the reader to disagree with their statement using the charged word “complains”, downplaying the issue at hand. The framing of the story in the entire article attempts …Read MoreI agree, the article also primes the reader to disagree with their statement using the charged word “complains”, downplaying the issue at hand. The framing of the story in the entire article attempts to downplay her problem and seems to disparage her solely for speaking out, giving no credence to the other side of the issue. Read Less

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