5 Transgender Tropes that Need to STOP ft. Patti Harrison | Decoded | MTV Reviewed by Momizat on . With the rise of shows like Transparent, Orange is the New Black and personalities like Janet Mock, it’s a great time for transgender visibility in media. But t With the rise of shows like Transparent, Orange is the New Black and personalities like Janet Mock, it’s a great time for transgender visibility in media. But t Rating:
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5 Transgender Tropes that Need to STOP ft. Patti Harrison | Decoded | MTV

5 Transgender Tropes that Need to STOP ft. Patti Harrison | Decoded | MTV

With the rise of shows like Transparent, Orange is the New Black and personalities like Janet Mock, it’s a great time for transgender visibility in media. But there’s still a lot of ways that’s not so great. In fact, there are a couple of Hollywood tropes and stereotypes that are alarmingly common. What are they? Watch the episode to find out.

Want to learn more about what it means to be transgender and how allies can take a stand for trans rights? Head to: http://www.lookdifferent.org/trans

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Special Thanks to Patti Harrison!!!! Find her on twitter: @Party_Harderson

Sources:
How Many People Know Trans People https://www.glaad.org/releases/number-americans-who-report-knowing-transgender-person-doubles-seven-years-according-new

Facts about LGBTQ Representation in Media:
http://www.glaad.org/files/2017_SRI.pdf

The Assignment
https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2017/04/06/the-assignment-trans-representation-tv-movies/100070958/

How Transitioning Works:
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1199794

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