Why 'transgender' is preferred over 'transgendered'

Published: March 23, 2015

Columbia Journalism Review
Merrill Perlman
Original Article:  bit.ly/18W7Y5R

The link is to the relevant Media Guide page of GLAAD, an organization founded in 1985 as the “Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.” Things change: “Transgender” and other terms describing people who do not conform to so-called traditional gender identities are not mentioned on the group’s history page until 2000, when, it says, “After meeting with GLAAD, the Associated Press revises its Stylebook to include fair and accurate LGBT terminology.”

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