“We have to celebrate these children. Reading a book with a transgender theme does not make kids transgender, but it does make transgender kids feel empowered.”
The actor played Lili Elbe in the 2015 film. Elbe was one of the first trans women to receive gender-affirmation surgery.
The Cameroonian woman reportedly had rejected the group's advances before they attacked her.
Authorities allege the Long Island woman stabbed her girlfriend over a fight about ending the relationship.
“I view this role as extremely inspirational, giving trans models and sex workers a voice when society has taught us to be silent.”
“Violence against transgender Americans, particularly Black and Brown [trans] women, has become a national epidemic and we cannot allow ourselves to turn a blind eye towards this gross injustice.”
Hamilton has spoken out in support of LGBTQ+ rights before and has urged others in sports to call out countries with poor human rights records.