Response to Request That I Support Attack on NYT for Not Being LGBT Friendly

Orrin Konheim
4 min readFeb 20, 2023

Earlier this week, various LGBT support groups wrote a letter to the New York Times making certain demands of the newspaper’s managing editor for standards to stop “platforming” pieces that are harmful to the trans community.

I was one of only two people out of 32 in a certain group that voted against a resolution of support within a news organization I’m in.

One person wrote me suggesting that I reconsider my vote because trans workers are being singled out by bosses and…

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Orrin Konheim

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