Lena Dunham Calls Out American Airlines for Transphobia

She witnessed two employees saying that being trans is "gross."

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We're living in an age where our president doesn't want trans people serving in the military. So yes, calling out instances of day-to-day discrimination is vital. Which brings us to Lena Dunham, who witnessed two American Airlines employees having a transphobic conversation.

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American reached out to Lena and asked her to DM, which she did— revealing specifics of what she'd heard: two female employees describing trans kids as a "trend" and saying that they'd "never accept a trans child."

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To quote Lena, "awareness starts at home, but jobs can set standards of practice."

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