“Birthing People” or “Mothers”? Debate Ignites Over Mother’s Day Weekend

“Birthing people” or “mothers”? An online debate was sparked by Missouri Democratic Congresswoman Cori Bush over Mother’s Day weekend after she used the term "birthing people'' in a speech in Congress, and Twitter lit up with controversy. Some people have advocated for the term birthing...
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Unpacking Media Bias in Coverage of Rand Paul, Rachel Levine Exchange

Media bias was on full display following an exchange during Dr. Rachel Levine’s confirmation hearing last Thursday in front of the U.S. Senate. Dr. Levine is President Joe Biden’s nominee for Assistant Secretary of Health and is transgender. During the hearing, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), who...
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How News Outlets Wrote About Elliot Page

News publishers were faced with a test of their reporting standards on Tuesday when Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated actor formerly known as Ellen Page, came out as transgender. The rights and identities of trans people are a politically polarizing issue for some in the United States,...
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CNN Accused of Bias for “Individuals With a Cervix” Tweet

Media bias accusations swirled around CNN ( Lean Left bias ) this week, showcasing the very clear ideological divide on issues of sex and gender. CNN shared an article on Twitter July 30 about the American Cancer Society’s recommendations for cervical cancer screenings. CNN wrote the...
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