Emma Watson sparks controversy in 'Trans Rights are Human Rights' T-shirt

Emma Watson sparks controversy in 'Trans Rights are Human Rights' T-shirt

flashing a temporary #TimesUp tattoo on Oscars night, Emma Watson is once again using her style to express her feminist views.” data-reactid=”11″>Months after flashing a temporary #TimesUp tattoo on Oscars night, Emma Watson is once again using her style to express her feminist views.

actress and activist’s latest Instagram post shows her throwing her support behind the trans community as she strikes a defiant pose in a T-shirt with the slogan “Trans Rights are Human Rights.”” data-reactid=”12″>The actress and activist’s latest Instagram post shows her throwing her support behind the trans community as she strikes a defiant pose in a T-shirt with the slogan “Trans Rights are Human Rights.”

Stonewall — which the Harry Potter star tagged in her post — notes, trans activists are calling for the GRA to be reformed so that it recognizes nonbinary identities and makes it easier to legally self-determine gender for trans folks of all ages, including an end to requiring that trans statuses be dependent upon medical diagnosis or approval.” data-reactid=”15″>Watson’s message appears to be in response to the U.K. government’s discussion of the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) this week. As the LGBTQ organization Stonewall — which the Harry Potter star tagged in her post — notes, trans activists are calling for the GRA to be reformed so that it recognizes nonbinary identities and makes it easier to legally self-determine gender for trans folks of all ages, including an end to requiring that trans statuses be dependent upon medical diagnosis or approval.

received pushback from some women’s rights activists, who argue that they would violate the rights and protections they have fought to obtain for themselves. The reforms have also been opposed by social conservatives who balk at advancing LGBTQ rights.” data-reactid=”16″>But these trans-friendly reforms have received pushback from some women’s rights activists, who argue that they would violate the rights and protections they have fought to obtain for themselves. The reforms have also been opposed by social conservatives who balk at advancing LGBTQ rights.

feminist and a trans ally.  Now, plenty of people are responding — with both praise and anger.” data-reactid=”17″>Watson’s post makes it clear that she’s both a feminist and a trans ally.  Now, plenty of people are responding — with both praise and anger.