THATAYAONE: Liberated and hoping to be a gay role model for kids

Story Author(s): Rachel Raditsebe

News Source: The Midweek Sun

Publication/Broadcast Date: November 24th, 2021

Country(ies): Botswana

City(ies): Francistown

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Print Newspaper Article

Story Summary:

The article shares experiences of a young gay man and his coming out journey. The writer allowed the source to tell the story in his own words which is good. However there is a mention of the source preferring t play with girls and dolls, which may perpetuate the stereotype that that is the case for all gay men.

Topics: Discrimination, Family, and School

LGBTQI+ Identities: Gay

Journalistic Issues: Journalistic approach is fair, balanced, objective, Language/terminology is accurate/inclusive, LGBTQI+A voices are sufficient, Negative myths/stereotypes are left unchallenged, Research/context is factual and accurate, Source/subject safety is addressed inadequately, and Visuals/photos are affirming and relevant

Rating: 1

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