John M. Becker

Latest Fox News Anti-Trans Stunt Backfires Awkwardly

Filed By John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 4:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Media, Transgender & Intersex
Tags: anti-trans, derision, Fox News, gender-neutral bathroom, mockery, transgender bathroom

Faux Noise Fox News, the "fair and balanced" right-wing propaganda mouthpiece "news network," has a long and ignoble history of mocking trans people.

So it should probably come as no surprise that yesterday, when Fox & Friends discussed gender-neutral bathrooms at Illinois State University, they did so with a hearty helping of derision. In fact, host Heather Nauert couldn't get through the story without laughing:

But this story has a surprisingly satisfying ending: today Fox & Friends tried to keep the story alive, sending co-host Steve Doocy out onto the streets of New York with a large sign depicting bathroom icons for male-only, female-only, and gender-neutral bathrooms. Doocy tried to find passersby who shared his outraged confusion... and he failed miserably.

Watch, after the break.

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