Hello #Plymouth. Today is Trans Remembrance Day, a day not just for remembering those no longer with us, but also the rough journey the trans community has had to take. As a proud member of Plymouth's LGBT community, it is crucial that we continue to campaign for trans rights and also encourage people to take violent acts against trans people seriously. Within the past 12 months, 325 trans people worldwide have been killed due to violent acts against them. This is completely unacceptable. Please like and share this video and let me know your thoughts, Plymouth.
Posted by Luke Pollard on Monday, November 20, 2017
Luke speaking on Trans Day of Remembrance in 2017
- Luke supports the rights of trans people to self-identify
- Support for the trans community is incredibly important as Hungary pass regressive laws
- Luke has supported and advocated for LGBT+ rights throughout the his last 3 years as an MP
Luke has again shared his support for the trans community. As Plymouth’s first openly LGBT+ MP, Luke is incredibly passionate about supporting LGBT+ rights. Following the announcement of regressive measures in Hungary defining gender as “biological sex based on primary sex characteristics and chromosomes”, Luke said this:
“There will be a lot of trans people very scared about what has just happened in Hungary. I want all trans people in Plymouth, the UK and across the world to know that I will support you in Parliament and in society.
Trans men are men, trans women are women and it’s just fine being non-binary too.”