RNC Transphobe #1: Cissie Graham Lynch Attacks LGBTQ Kids

by HRC staff

Cissie Graham Lynch at the RNC

Post submitted by Lucas Acosta (he/him), former Deputy Director of Communications, Politics

Cissie Graham Lynch referred to transgender girls as boys

Tonight on the RNC stage, Cissie Graham Lynch referred to transgender girls as boys, dehumanizing and demeaning transgender children. In response, HRC President Alphonso David issued the following statement:

We knew this rhetoric would come from allies of a President dedicated to attacking LGBTQ people at every opportunity. What is particularly shameful is the targeting of some of the most vulnerable in our community: transgender kids. Cissie Graham Lynch’s comments were despicable and must be widely condemned by anyone who claims to be an ally of LGBTQ people. To Trump and his allies: we fight for our community and will see you at the ballot box.

Alphonso David, HRC President

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