GLAAD, Raquel Willis Release Open Letter On Transgender Day Of Visibility; Gloria Steinem, Regina King, Laverne Cox, Gabrielle Union Among Signatories

GLAAD, Raquel Willis Release Open Letter On Transgender Day Of Visibility; Gloria Steinem, Regina King, Laverne Cox, Gabrielle Union Among Signatories
March 31 marks the final day of Women’s History Month and it is also Transgender Day of Visibility. To mark this occasion and further strengthen the voices of the trans community, GLAAD released an open letter signed by over 190 feminist leaders in advocacy, business, entertainment, media, politics, and social justice standing in solidarity with transgender women and girls.

The letter, organized by GLAAD and Raquel Willis, comes in response to the ongoing hateful and discriminatory rhetoric and attacks facing trans people, especially trans women, and is clearly a loud statement of solidarity between cisgender women, trans women, and feminist allies for everyone to hear.

“We all must fight against the unnecessary and unethical barriers placed on trans women and girls by lawmakers and those who co-opt the feminist label in the name of division and hatred,” reads the letter. “Our feminism must be unapologetically expansive so that we can leave
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