TSER director Eli Erlick's comments on Piers Morgan's transphobic statements were featured in the LA Times: “…people in the media seem to think that just because they aren’t openly attacking trans people that they have the right to say whatever they want. Piers Morgan is the perfect example of that. Just because he is not openly shaming Janet doesn’t mean he’s not saying transphobic things.” Click here to read the article.
Tolerance, what Morgan seems to have for trans women, is not good enough. We need justice and it will not come from people “tolerating” us. Trans women, especially trans women of color, face unique hardships that tolerance will not help. When Morgan actually takes the initiative to apologize to Mock, we will be sure to mail him one of these: