‘It’s Violence’: Transgender Person Lashes Out At CNN Reporter For Mispronouncing Name

The Daily Caller | 10/11/2019 | Staff
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A transgender person lashed out at Nia-Malika Henderson during CNN’s LGBTQ town hall Thursday night after Henderson mispronounced their name.

“I want to bring in Shea Diamond. A singer song-writer from L.A. She currently supports mayor Pete Buttigieg. What’s your question?” Malika Henderson asked.

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Diamond, who pronounces their first name “Shia,” did not take kindly to Malika Henderson’s pronunciation.

“It’s violence to misgender or to alter a name of a trans person,” Diamond said.

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