Trans woman interrupts Obama at White House LGBT reception

This was not cool. President Obama, this was not cool. This lady had something to say, and you dissed her!! 😦


An LBGT immigrant rights activist interrupted President Obama during a speech at a White House reception on Wednesday.

“President Obama, release all LGBTQ immigrants from detention,” said the person who identified as a trans woman.

“I am tired of the violence we’re facing,” the woman told Obama.

Immigrant rights activist identified the woman as Jennicet Gutiérrez, a founding member of FAMILIA TQLM, an immigrant rights organization.

“You shouldn’t be doing this. Can we escort this person out. Can we have this person removed please,” a frustrated Obama said over the microphone.

At one point Vice President Joe Biden held his hands up to his face in frustration for exchange that went on for over a minute.

“There is no pride in how LGBTQ and transgender immigrants are treated in this country. If the…

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