“Are They Not Human Beings?” Toni Tones Defends Equality For Transgenders

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One of 2018’s top-grossing Nollywood actresses, Gbemi Anthonia Adefuye, known with the sobriquet Toni Tones has opined on the need for transgenders to be treated equally.

The singer cum actress recently took to her Twitter page to reveal her stand point on transgenders while responding to a Twitter user who questioned why transgenders are equating their fight for equality and inclusion with those fighting against racism.

Responding to the Twitter user who is a Radio broadcaster and OAP @OnomeOyaide, Toni Tones asked if transgenders were not human beings deserving of the same privileges that humans enjoy on a daily basis. She further stated that because transgenders have chosen to be identified as whatever gender does not make them less human or deprieved of equal human rights.

In her words,

Are they not human beings? They are human beings!

So they shouldn’t have to fight for the same privileges that you and I enjoy.

because they’ve decideD to identify as whatever gender. Literally that simple.

Toni Tones is a Nollywood actress who has featured in movies Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys and The Royal Hibiscus Hotel. She is also into singing and photography. She recently earned herself the number two spot on the list of top box office earning actors in the 2018/2019 Nigerian Box Office Yearbook through movies she was casted in.

What are your thoughts on transgenders? Is Toni right? Share them with us in the comments.

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