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Posts Tagged: Leonora LaPeter Anton

When Journalistic Ethics Aren’t So Ethical

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In the course of writing a story about a golf club, a Grantland journalist named Caleb Hannan discovered that the club’s inventor was a transgender woman. She ended up committing suicide, which, though he doesn’t seem to realize it’s a possibility, could very well be the result of his outing her.

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A Journalist Reports on Herself

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Last November, journalist Leonora LaPeter Anton profiled a woman named Gretchen Molannen, who had been living for years with an almost unbearable chronic illness: persistent genital arousal disorder. The day after the piece was published, Anton was notified that Molannen had committed suicide. Now, a year later, Anton has written a difficult but necessary followup […]

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