What Didn't Grantland Get Wrong?
Read Christina Kahrl’s response to the pathetic and troubling Grantland article published last week. At least Grantland now acknowledges how irresponsible it was in so many ways. It’s a small consolation in the face of how damaging and reckless the website was in publishing something so vile against “Dr. V” and the transgender community. The quick response to the backlash seems sincere and hopefully this will ultimately serve as an important teachable moment.
An excerpt from Bill Simmons' mea culpa:
That mistake: Someone familiar with the transgender community should have read Caleb’s final draft. This never occurred to us. Nobody ever brought it up. Had we asked someone, they probably would have told us the following things …
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