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Man's #WomensMarch Sign In Support Of Trans Women Goes Viral—And We're Cheering

Man's #WomensMarch Sign In Support Of Trans Women Goes Viral—And We're Cheering
Updated 4 months ago

Model Yves Mathieu made quite an impression at the Women's March with his powerful message in support of trans women. 

After reading about the deaths of trans women that had seen little or no media attention, Mathieu decided to become their advocate. Every Wednesday he would post about trans women on his Instagram, specifically women who had been murdered and not reported on in the news. So when the time came for the Women's March, Mathieu took to the streets with a sign reading, "Trans Women Too!"

Mathieu explained:

I made this sign because trans women are women, trans women matter, and trans women are here, and trans women should be acknowledged and included.

And Twitter users loved him for it:

Mathieu says he made the sign because he knew trans women would not be represented at the march.

Of course not everyone was so supportive:

This woman's sign expresses the sentiment Mathieu has been fighting against:  

Fortunately, Mathieu isn't the only one willing to speak up for trans women:

H/T: Twitter