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    The most "woke" corporations are often media companies. USA Today started out "Pride Month" with some Pride-a-ganda at the top of the front page. The headline was all infomercial: These transgender teens thrive at a difficult time and show their identity defines any one label 'But most of all, I'm human' "Breaking news" editor Susan Miller -- who recently touted that 19.7 percent of Generation Z now identify as LGBTQ -- was back with the celebratory stories: Chazzie is a sunny...
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