The New York Times

The New York Times is an American media organization. It is considered a paper of record for the United States, along with The Washington Post. With some notable exceptions, their coverage of trans issues has been neutral to negative.


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  • New York Times
  • Reliability: 47.50 out of 64 (32+ is “generally good”)
  • Bias: -4.01 (9.5% left-leaning bias)

NewsGuard (as of January 2020)

  • Approximate score: 100
  • Standards failed:
    • None


The New York Times Science and Books sections have been particularly bad on trans issues. Contributors and editors include:




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