How We Talk About Gender: Building Accurate Style Guides for Modern Newsrooms

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Style guides that reflect outdated and prescriptive gender norms erode community trust, harm vulnerable people and impede accurate reporting.

So, B.Y.O. style guide and join this essential workshop to collaborate with Trans Journalists Association (TJA) representatives on updating what’s outdated to remove errors, generalizations and slurs from your work.

This session is designed for:

  • Copy editors and managers interested in developing accurate standards
  • Reporters and editors who want to know what they can do to help mitigate harm
  • Anyone who would like to see improved reporting about and for trans people


Kam Burns
engagement editor, Politico

Oliver-Ash Kleine
Co-Founder, Trans Journalists Association