Laverne Cox: “I know as a trans woman…”

“I know as a trans woman, and I think so many trans women in the audience understand, that when we’re misgendered, that is an act of violence for us,” she said. “It’s a part of the violence that lead to Islan’s death.”

Laverne Cox, speaking on the misgendering of Islan Nettles at her vigil. Source: Huffington Post.

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