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Major U.S. newspaper ‘OK’ with running full-page transphobic ad

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steve yaegerLEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — The Minnesota Star Tribune on Sunday published a full-page ad running on the back page of the newspaper by an anti-transgender group that is trying to stop a trans students rights policy from being adopted by highs schools in that state.

The ad showed a picture of a school shower room with these words superimposed over it: ‘A male wants to shower beside your 14-year-old daughter. Are you OK with that?

Never mind the rest of the ad. That right there is a clear case of transphobic fear mongering, leaving one to wonder how this ad passed muster with those running the largest newspaper in Minnesota?

According to the Gay Star News, the paper’s vice president of marketing and public relations said this: ‘[the ad] met all the requirements of our ad policy.’

According to the Star Tribune’s website, this gentleman is…

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