KELLY OSBOURNE APOLOGISES FOR ANTI-TRANS COMMENTS
Kelly Osbourne has apologised for making offensive transgender slurs in a recent interview and has voiced her support for the trans community.
In an interview with Glamour Magazine, Osbourne described Elle Schneider, the transgender model who her fiancÃ© had an affair with, as a “tranny” and “a chick with a dick”.
She said that it was doubly humiliating to know that her relationship had broken up because of a trans person instead of “a gorgeous girl”.
On Friday, ahead of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which was celebrated on Sunday, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) published a
In the post, Osbourne also urged people to observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance, writing that “it is a day to remember those who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender violence and speak out against the fact that transgender people face disproportionate amounts of discrimination and harassment every day”.
Marti Abernathey of The Transadvocate responded to Osbourne’s apology: “With this post Kelly has proven she is a responsible ally to the transgender community. She made a mistake that was borne of ignorance, not malice. This post is will go far in healing that mistake.”