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Paris Hilton Marks International Transgender Day of Visibility: “I Stand With You”

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One of the most known celebrities around the world, Paris Hilton is on the way to being an ambitious human rights activist.

Amid her struggles to get Provo Canyon School closed, on the International Transgender Day of Visibility, Hilton took to her verified Instagram account to show her support for transgender people who become the victims of hate crimes every day. The heiress released a gif of herself holding a light blue, pink, and white striped transgender flag, and sent her love to transgender people all around the world.

“Sending love to all my beautiful, brave friends in this amazing community. I stand with you.”

After stating that she is with transgender people, Hilton added that “Trans rights are human rights” and touched on the discrimination they faced throughout their life. In her own words:

“And hope and wish that everyone can open their hearts and minds to work together so the world will become a safe place, so everyone can live their lives, be happy, feel safe, be visible and free and most importantly be themselves. 🏳️‍⚧️ #TransDayOfVisibility 💘”

As known, each year on March 31, International Transgender Day of Visibility is marked to raise awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people. This year, apart from Hilton, a great number of celebs took to their social media platforms to capture attention to the difficulties trans people had to cope with.

As one of them, Hollywood actor Janelle Monáe wrote that she will always stand with her trans family “whether it’s celebrating lives or protecting lives in the community.” As for openly trans actor Laverne Cox stated through her verified Instagram that trans people have been visible for a very long time “in the face of so much adversity.”

Head this way to view Hilton’s post.

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