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avram anderson

California State University, Northridge
Electronic Resources Management Specialist
Los Angeles, CA
avram anderson is the Electronic Resources Management Specialist at California State University, Northridge and a member and advocate of the LGBTQI+ community researching LGBTQ bias and censorship, in print and online. After earning their Master of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University, avram worked for an array of technology companies such as Sony, Qualcomm, Amazon, and Facebook Reality Labs (Meta). Recent publications include “Queer Erasure” in the Spring 2020 issue of Index on Censorship; “Stonewalled: Establishment Media’s Silence on the Trump Administration’s Crusade against LGBTQ People,” featured in Censored 2020; “The Corporate Media Failed to Warn Us about the Trump Admin’s Attack on LGBTQ Workers” (In These Times), “Corporate Media Biases Threaten the Passage of Landmark LGBTQ Protections” (Truthout), and co-author of, The Media and Me: A Guide to Critical Media Literacy for Young People (2022), “Censorship by Proxy and Moral Panics in the Digital Era, featured in Censorship, Digital Media and the Global Crackdown on Freedom of Expression (forthcoming) and co-editor, A Call for Change: Minnesota Environmental Justice Heroes in Action (2021).