Monday, June 07, 2021

Reality Distortion

"The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law estimates that 0.6 percent of Americans identify as transgender (and a survey in the American Journal of Public Health found an even smaller number—fewer than 1 million). Given this fact, coverage in media outlets of transgender issues is dramatically, disproportionately outsized. A glance at the Transgender Issues page on the New York Times site reveals that the newspaper of record published 30 stories about transgender issues in the month of April alone, bringing the total number of transgender stories it has published since January to 76."

Read all of Christine Rosen's essay in Commentary magazine.

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