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Some trans Twitter users say platform under Elon Musk would be 'terrifying'

Posted on AllSides April 28th, 2022
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Some LGBTQ people fear that the harassment they face on Twitter could get worse should Elon Musk successfully purchase the company and take it private.

Twitter’s board of directors unanimously agreed to sell the platform to Musk for $44 billion on Monday, but the deal requires shareholder and regulatory approval before it’s final.

Some transgender people say Twitter has helped them connect with other LGBTQ people and build community, but they are afraid of what could happen should Musk — a self-described “free speech absolutist” — take the company private, especially at a time when LGBTQ people...

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