Caitlyn Jenner slams Biden for celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility on Easter

Caitlyn Jenner slams Biden for celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility on Easter

Caitlyn Jenner bashed Joe Biden for issuing a proclamation on the Transgender Day of Visibility when it coincided with Easter this 12 months.

The transgender celeb accused the president of conflating the Christian vacation with the longstanding day of assist for transgender people — which Jenner herself has beforehand celebrated.

“I’m completely disgusted that Joe Biden has declared probably the most Holy of Holy days – a self-proclaimed religious Catholic – as Transgender Day of Visibility. The one factor you ought to be declaring on today is ‘HE is Risen,’” the Olympic gold medalist, 74, wrote on X.

Caitlyn Jenner sounded off in opposition to Biden on X on Saturday, forward of Transgender Day of Visibility. Stephen Yang

Jenner, a staunch conservative who got here out as a transgender girl in 2015, rapidly gained backlash for her commentary on-line, with many noting that the vacation — meant to indicate assist for the transgender group — has been held on March 31 yearly since 2009.

“Properly seeing as how this has been happening for 9 years and Easter adjustments yearly, you’re a reactionary making an attempt to get any assist from drifting,” one X consumer wrote.

Critics additionally famous that Jenner beforehand posted pictures of herself celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility, together with in 2017.

“This you?” a commentator wrote, sharing a publish that Jenner had made in 2017 captioned “#TransDayOfVisibility There’s no higher visibility than with sisters by my aspect.”

Critics are concentrating on Biden for issuing an announcement about Transgender Day of Visibility, and claiming that the assertion is at odds with Christians celebrating the resurrection of Christ on the identical day this 12 months.

“I name upon all Individuals to hitch us in lifting up the lives and voices of transgender individuals all through our Nation and to work towards eliminating violence and discrimination primarily based on gender identification,” Biden’s assertion mentioned.

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