dancer | Manhattan
“She wouldn’t be my personal choice as spokesperson of the LGBT community. She’s not my fave. She does have name recognition, which could bring more attention to the community, but Caitlyn Jenner is a conservative lady and that gives me concern.”
make-up artist | North Philadelphia
“I’m not saying, ‘Yes, it should happen,’ but it wouldn’t hurt. Trump will have further interactions with the trans community; that could be good. I would hope that Trump takes to heart what Caitlyn says. He should get something out of the meeting.”
student | Glassboro, N.J.
“No. They’re both rich, famous people with conservative views. They have the same outlook on things. I don’t think Trump would learn anything from the meeting. I’d like to see him meet people of a different socio-economic status. Once he’s exposed to their views, he can’t plead ignorance.”
student | North Philadelphia
“No. Caitlyn Jenner pretends to know the struggle of trans women but she fails to recognize the privilege of her own life. I was appalled that she opposed marriage equality on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show.’ I believe Laverne Cox and Lady Dane Edidi are much more competent.”