Demi Lovato Speaks Out in Support of Transgender Community: ‘Trans Rights Are Human Rights’!

Demi Lovato is speaking out in support.

The 27-year-old “Sorry Not Sorry” singer shared a book by her friend Alok Vaid-Menon on her Instagram on Saturday (May 23), as well as participating in Alok‘s Instagram chat, where she talked about being an ally to both people of color and the trans community.

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“I’m Hispanic, but I’m white-passing, so I’m like…what is my responsibility as an ally? I learned that I have to put my fears aside and speak up for all of the people of color that I love, that I don’t know, and the people that are being treated poorly and abused and killed,” she said during the chat.

“I need to put my fears aside…I just didn’t want anyone to question my intentions….I’m gonna be an ally, and I think people need to do the same with the trans community. I really consider myself an ally,” she went on to explain.

“Trans rights are human rights! My friend @alokvmenon has a new book out called #BeyondTheGenderBinary that is a great resource to learn more about how to support trans and gender non-conforming people…there’s so many golden nuggets I wish everyone could hear so please please please pick this book up for a great cause and a great read!! ??? love you so much Alok – thank you for having me today on your live and for your incredible friendship!!!” she later wrote on her Instagram.

She recently shared cute photos of her kissing her new boyfriend on social media.

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Trans rights are human rights! My friend @alokvmenon has a new book out called #BeyondTheGenderBinary that is a great resource to learn more about how to support trans and gender non-conforming people. They have launched a book drive to donate 5000 copies to LGBTQ youth all across the country for Pride. You can donate a copy and order one for yourself at the link in their bio. This will be a life saving resource for so many people and will change the way that you think about gender. We all deserve to live in a world that celebrates our creativity over our conformity! There’s so many golden nuggets I wish everyone could hear so please please please pick this book up for a great cause and a great read!! ??? love you so much Alok – thank you for having me today on your live and for your incredible friendship!!!

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