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Transgender Media Advocacy

Show Offers Carmen Carerra Cake as Apology for Transphobic Prank

Emerson Whitney | Posted 08.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Emerson Whitney

Performer and trans activist Carmen Carrera is calling for TLC show Cake Boss to re-edit an episode in which she recently appeared as a guest star and unwittingly becomes the butt of a blatantly transphobic prank.

Carmen Carrera And Janet Mock On Lorena Escalera, Media Justice And 'Utmost Fabulosity'

Emerson Whitney | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Emerson Whitney

A wildly insensitive New York Times article on the life and death of trans artist and drag performer Lorena Escalera flared tensions between the gender-variant community and the paper when it was published as part of the Sunday edition on May 14.