Friday, February 19, 2016

Mothers of the transgender community speak out against the hate

One thing I absolutely loath about this religious right war on the transgender community via their "bathroom bills" is how it works to dehumanize our brothers and sisters. Part of the problem is that a lot of folks don't understand that members of the transgender community are simply normal human beings. And they also have family who love and accept them as their authentic selves. The following two videos come from a series by the Human Rights Campaign called Mothers for Transgender Equality. The series spotlights the transgender community and their family:

1 comment:

Lee Anne said...

It is not a choice. It is our reality. Denying it would be to deny ourselves. Over 40% of trans youth attempt suicide. With family acceptance that figure drops to 4%. Parents need to love their children for who they are, not for who they want them to be.