In Touch’s Jenner Cover: Transphobic?

Bruce Jenner’s gender is the papal white smoke of tabloid journalism, at least according to The Daily Beast: “Every time he appears in public with manicured fingernails, long hair, or plucked eyebrows, the rumors that he is transgender begin to swirl anew. But the tabloids that hound Jenner aren’t waiting for a big announcement so much as they are milking the possibility of his transition as long as possible. From Perez Hilton to People magazine, from the Daily Mail to TMZ, speculating that Bruce Jenner is going to transition any day now has become something of a cruel sport. And yesterday, InTouch Weekly raised the stakes of this dangerous game by photoshopping makeup onto a cover photo of Bruce Jenner above the headline “My Life as a Woman.”’

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