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Here’s a selection of media outlets which have focused on Imara’s contributions as a thought leader,  public figure and content creator. 

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Yahoo! News

The backlash over Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix special, The Closer, has not let up, continuing to spark dialogue about comedy and corporate responsibility...

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Cheddar News

Imara Jones, CEO of Translash Media, joined Cheddar to discuss the controversy surrounding Dave Chappelle's latest Netflix comedy special.

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Newsweek

Opinion | An Anti-Trans Hate Machine Threatens Americans' Civil Liberties

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CNN

Imara speaks on life growing up Black and trans in 1980s Atlanta.

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POLITICO

At The Recast we’ve been eyeing the rapid growth in anti-trans bills and wondering: Why now? What’s driving this? So we tapped journalist Imara Jones, who just launched a limited-run, investigative podcast on these bills, to offer her perspective on what’s really going on. Let’s jump into it.

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Pride Live

This year, we took Stonewall Day (SWD) to Los Angeles and the historic Coliseum as part of the Twitch Pride Festival presented by OutLoud to connect today’s generations to the Stonewall legacy.

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The Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning journalist has a broad vision for trans liberation — one that starts with how we report on our communities.

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InStyle

Imara Jones speaks on what is owed by Biden to trans people including the decriminalization of sex work, reversing weaponization against trans people...

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Newsweek

Newsweek takes a moment to congratulate Imara Jones on the progress for transgender rights currently being made by the Biden-Harris Administration and examine the work of TransLash.

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NPR

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with journalist Imara Jones about how increased transgender representation in media and politics impacts the trans community.

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NPR

Imara Jones, an independent journalist and founder of TransLash media, told NPR's All Things Considered, that this moment has been "a crucible"...

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Teen Vogue

"The Future of Trans" shows how trans adults imagined what their life would be like when they were young. Imara Jones joins Teen Vogue to discuss...

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Elle

Imara was featured in Elle's '20 Women Of Color In Politics To Watch In 2020' article compiled by She The People, a "national non profit network of women of color committed to social justice and voter mobilization."

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Buzzfeed

Imara appears on the Buzzfeed podcast New's O'Clock, where she talks about creating space for trans people to tell their own stories, you can find the link to listen on here as well.

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“Being a Black network at this point means they have a heightened responsibility to Black trans people,” said Imara Jones, author of the open letter...

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In a piece written for i-D, Imara goes into the necessity of centering Black trans women in the movements for Black equality and liberation.

Forbes

In her Q&A with Forbes, political journalist Imara Jones talks about starting her show 'The Last Sip' (set to return in 2020), what sets it apart from other new sources, and the importance of representation in journalism.

The Advocate

Click here to read Imara's piece with The Advocate where she explains the meaning of Trans Day Of Remembrance (November 20th), what she's done to pay respects to trans lives lost to violence and neglect, and her hope for a world where we won't need to celebrate TDOR.

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Gay Times

Imara Jones, trans activist and creator of TransLash – an organisation devoted to amplifying trans voices – also said: “Oftentimes people can see at Pride the police presence...

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Exit

Exit goes on to write about Imara Jones and how she encompasses the term 'Queer Warrior' through her existence and exquisite work meant to help the world understand and embrace the trans experience, read it here.

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The Wrap

The Wrap adds Imara Jones as a member of their '30 Women Who Saved Entertainment in 2020' ChangeMakers list as a part of their Power Women Summit. Click here to see where.

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Yahoo! Entertainment

Yahoo! Entertainment covers a conversation between Imara Jones and actress Angelica Ross on their respective organizations, what led them to founding them, and what it means for them to live as they are. The article, as well as a link to watch the conversation, can be found here.

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