"This is a disaster."
That's how Caitlyn Jenner has described the Trump administration's reversal Wednesday of Obama-era guidance directing schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity.
Jenner, a Republican transgender advocate, slammed the move in a video she shared Thursday night across her social media accounts.
Straight addressing the president, she says, "I have a message for President Trump. From, nicely a single Republican to one more, this is a disaster and you can nonetheless fix it. You made a guarantee to shield the LGBTQ neighborhood. Contact me."
Well @realDonaldTrump, from one particular Republican to another, this is a disaster. You created a guarantee to safeguard the LGBTQ neighborhood. Get in touch with me. pic.twitter.com/XwYe0LNUOq
In the video, the former Olympian seeks to ease the fears of transgender youth and encourage them to voice their concerns with lawmakers.
"I have a message for the trans youngsters of America: you are winning," Jenner, 67, says in the video. "I know it does not feel like it these days or each day, but you are winning. Pretty quickly we will win complete freedom nationwide and it really is going to be with bipartisan help. You can help by checking out the National Center for Transgender Equality and letting Washington hear you loud and clear."
Jenner, whose memoir "The Secrets Of My Life" is slated for an April 25 release, also addresses those who embrace transphobic behavior, with an apparent nod to newly-named lawyer general Jeff Sessions.
Says Jenner, hunting at the camera, "Now I have a message for the bullies: you’re sick. And due to the fact you happen to be weak, you choose on little ones, you choose on women or everyone else you assume is vulnerable. Apparently even becoming Attorney Common is not enough to remedy some individuals of their insecurities. As proof, the Supreme Court will soon hear a really critical Title IX case, thanks to the courage of a pretty brave young man, Gavin Grimm. Mr. President, we will see you in court."
This isn't the first time Jenner has addressed Trump publicly. During an interview with NBC's Matt Lauer final year, Trump was asked, "If Caitlyn Jenner had been to walk into Trump Tower, and wanted to use the bathroom, you would be fine with her utilizing any bathroom she chooses?”
“That is appropriate,” Trump replied.
Jenner subsequently posted a video to Faceook, under, of her stopping by Trump International Hotel on Central Park West in Manhattan, to check out the the restroom. She capitoned the video, "Thanks Donald! #everyonehastopee #flushdiscrimination."
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