In the world of the politically correct, where Associated Press news-style gurus say a man who calls himself a woman is a woman and woman who calls herself a man is a man, it’s easy to see how mistakes could happen.
As AP found this week when it had to delete a tweet promoting a gender story because it misgendered a transgender.
“We’ve deleted a Wednesday tweet about two transgender city council members elected in Minneapolis because it misidentified one of them as a woman. A replacement tweet is upcoming,” the wire service said.
We've deleted a Wednesday tweet about two transgender City Council members elected in Minneapolis because it misidentified one of them as a woman. A replacement tweet is upcoming.
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 9, 2017
So was a man mistakenly identified as a woman?
Or a woman who thinks she’s a man “misidentified” as a woman? (Read more from “Biggest Name in News Caught in Fake News ‘Sex’ Blunder” HERE)