‘Hard pass’: LGBTQ activists shun Caitlyn Jenner over Trump support

‘Hard pass’: LGBTQ activists shun Caitlyn Jenner over Trump support
Endorsement, or joke? You decide. (Image: Twitter (Dom DiFurio) via HuffPo)

[Ed. – TDS remains so virulent that it has greater weight than supporting a ‘home-town’ player.]

Though Caitlyn Jenner is one of the most famous transgender people in America, the announcement of her candidacy for California governor was greeted hostilely by one of the state’s largest LGBTQ-rights groups and by many trans activists around the country.

“Make no mistake: we can’t wait to elect a #trans governor of California,” tweeted the group, Equality California. “But @Caitlyn_Jenner spent years telling the #LGBTQ+ community to trust Donald Trump. We saw how that turned out. Now she wants us to trust her? Hard pass.”

Jenner – the former Olympic gold medalist and reality TV personality — is a Republican and supported Trump in 2016. She later criticized his administration for some discriminatory actions against transgender people, but has failed to convince many trans-rights advocates that she is a major asset to their cause.

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