And it ain't pretty.
Chaz Bono complained on air and later on Twitter about the Trans 101 line of questioning.
The only thing I can give them a thumbs up concerning this panel was that it was a multiethnic one. Chaz got frustrated with the Trans 101 line of questioning and complained about it on air and on Twitter.
You know, maybe Don needs to read the post I wrote in the wake of the trans free NAACP panel discussion at their recently concluded convention in LA..
I'll have to ponder it for another day since I wasn't happy when that interview was over either.
Janet Mock has shared her thoughts about Monday's show in her Fish Food For Thought blog post entitled Trans in the Media: A Call to Elevate the Conversation.
And that’s the bigger issue here: Lemon symbolizes many of our gay brothers and lesbian sisters, who just don’t get us trans people. We inherently shake their own notions of what it means to be a man and a woman in our society to their core. Until we are able to actually be open to the gender-variancy that is in nature, naturally, we’ll never be able to move forward and not only demand gay and lesbian rights, but transgender rights; civil human rights.
The sad thing about it was that it was a wonderful opportunity to advance the conversation about trans issues, but it was mishandled and fumbled once again.