Listen to Media Matters' Kayla Gogarty explain how Fox News has used “Libs of TikTok” to target and harass the LGBTQ community

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Citation From the April 20, 2022, edition of SiriusXM's The Michelangelo Signorile Show  

MICHELANGELO SIGNORILE (HOST): And even The Washington Post's Taylor Lorenz leads the story with how one particular teacher had been targeted by the account, a woman teaching sex education to children in Kentucky and it called the woman a predator and the next evening that clip was featured by Laura Ingraham on her Fox News program in which she said that the schools had become "grooming centers" for gender identity radicals. So, it just showed the influence of that account. 

KAYLA GOGARTY (GUEST): Yeah, absolutely. And there's been other instances, as well, of the account targeting, you know, other individual teachers, releasing some personal information about the schools that they work at, their names. And then we've seen that amplified by Fox News, as you gave one example. But we've also seen it happen in other instances on Fox News as well. 

SIGNORILE: And those people, some of them have faced real harassment and threats and you know, seen attacks on their own livelihoods because suddenly they were being targeted. 

GOGARTY: Yeah, absolutely and, you know, LGBT people, trans people in particular, are at particularly high risk of harassment, especially when they're using these narratives claiming that LGBTQ people are trying to "groom," you know, children and things of that nature.