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.@teaelleu has compiled an amazing (and shocking) collection of ALL the news headlines in the UK media to illustrate the coverage of “transgender” stories over a year.

878 articles in 365 days... for a community comprising only 0.6% of the population.

➡️ teau.me/fourth-estate
.@thetimes & @thesundaytimes published 158 articles about transgender issues over the course of one year.

You can view images of all the headlines here (the sheer volume of them shows a level of obsession unmatched by any other publication) ⤵️
teau.me/times-of-london
The @DailyMailUK / @MailOnline published 128 articles about transgender issues over the course of one year.

See all the headlines here (how many do you think might be positive???) ⤵️
teau.me/daily-mail
.@BBCNews published 124 articles about transgender issues over the course of one year.

See screenshots of all the headlines on their website here ⤵️
teau.me/bbc
The @guardian published 120 articles about transgender issues over the course of one year.

See all the headlines here (both positive and negative) ⤵️
teau.me/the-guardian
The @DailyMirror published 107 articles about transgender issues over the course of one year.

Sometimes positive, often sensationalised, you can see all of the headlines here ⤵️
teau.me/the-mirror
The @Telegraph published 87 articles about transgender issues over the course of one year.

You can see all of the headlines where “transgender” was mentioned in the story here (there will likely be others where “trans” is used, or implied) ⤵️
teau.me/the-telegraph
The @spectator published 72 articles about transgender issues over the course of one year.

You can see images of all of the headlines here (I challenge you to find one that isn’t derogatory or negative) ⤵️
teau.me/the-spectator
.@TheSun published 54 articles about transgender issues over the course of one year.

You can see whether they’re positive or negative by looking at the headlines here ⤵️
teau.me/the-sun
.@TheEconomist published 28 articles about transgender issues over the course of one year.

You can view images of all of the headlines here ⤵️
teau.me/economist19
This is just the tip of the iceberg, there are MANY more publications with MANY more articles about transgender people (that’s not including blogs)!

Plus there’s articles that don’t use the word “transgender”

And all about 0.6% of the population!

How do you think that feels?
If you’re concerned by the coverage of transgender issues in the UK news media, please sign this petition calling for a public inquiry into transphobia in the UK press ⤵️
petition.parliament.uk/petitions/2664…
If you’re in #Manchester you can see the “From__to__” exhibit, including the news headlines compiled by @teaelleu at the @PHMMcr from Friday 9 August 2019 to Sunday 8 September 2019

More info here ⤵️
phm.org.uk/exhibitions/fr…
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