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PragerU vs. transgender people

PragerU is a conservative American nonprofit advocacy group that frequently posts anti-transgender media.


PragerU was founded by Dennis Prager and Allen Estrin in 2009. They create short-form animated content that explains a conservative view on a subject.

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In 2020, YouTube took down two anti-trans videos featuring Candace Owens for violating their policy on hate speech, wherein being transgender was likened to schizophrenia and disease.

Anti-trans content

DETRANS: The Dangers of Gender-Affirming Care (October 25, 2023)

Abigail Shrier

  • Why Girls Become Boys (March 29, 2021)
  • critical of trans and gender diverse youth
  • Preferred Pronouns or Prison (April 15, 2019)
  • critical of gender recognition bills

Ashley McGuire

  • Gender Identity: Why All the Confusion? Oct 3, 2017
  • critical of Fallon Fox and trans athletes

Amala Ekpunobi

  • A (Biological) Woman’s Take on Trending TRANS TikToker Dylan Mulvaney- Unapologetic LIVE (Apr 18, 2022)
  • critical of Dylan Mulvaney
  • A Conservative, Transgender, & Transexual Walk Into A Studio… (Dec 2, 2022)
  • Guests Blossom Brown and Buck Angel
  • Children Should Not Choose Their Gender: An Unapologetic Special (May 8, 2022)

Aldo Buttazzoni

  • If You Can Choose Your Gender Can You Choose Your Race? Apr 26, 2023
  • Should San Francisco Guarantee Income for Trans People? Dec 7, 2022

Marissa Streit

  • Child Regrets Transitioning Soon after Mastectomy & Hormones (Dec 22, 2022)
  • Guest Chloe Cole

Selina Soule

  • The End of Women’s Sports (November 16, 2020)
  • critical of trans athletes Andraya Yearwood and Terry Miller

Christina Hoff Sommers

  • War on Boys (May 19, 2014)


Anderson, Drew (2019-08-06). “BACKGROUNDER: PragerU’s Ties to White Supremacy, Horrific Anti-LGBTQ Record”GLAADArchive

Ingram, Mathew. Congress and the platforms: The circus is back in townColumbia Journalism Review

Vaush (March 1, 2023). Debunking DERANGED Anti-Trans Prager U Propaganda. YouTube

Jessie Gender (December 3, 2021). How PragerU Creates Transphobia (in Trans-Affirming Folks). YouTube

January, Brianna (November 23, 2020). YouTube removed anti-trans PragerU videos for violating hate speech policiesMedia Matters for America


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