Thandiswa King, Langa Mavuso elevate their voices in help of LGBTQI+ neighborhood in opposition to Podcast king, Mac G.
Mac G has been trending since Tuesday morning as a result of an episode of his podcast, the place he was seen making some transphobic jokes.
Whereas just a few individuals condemned him saying he made derogatory feedback, others defended him.
As a substitute of making an attempt to cancel MacG, the LGBTQI+ neighborhood needs to be utilizing this as an academic second to show folks what’s offensive and what’s not. trigger I actually can’t see the offense on this video https://t.co/Z8rdAmSpnn
— 🇿🇦Mntungwa🇿🇦 (@Sandile_K14) January 26, 2021
Nonetheless, Thandiswa a.ok.a King Tha and Langa expressed their dissappointment in Mac G and the way he’s negatively used his platform.
“Transphobia and homophobia is violence. the lives of trans folks matter. when platforms like MACG’s podcast invalidate their existence with ‘jokes’ & derogatory phrases many illiberal folks really feel snug to violate & endanger these lives too. it’s harmful & insupportable, singer Langa tweeted.
“Pricey straight particular person. Don’t speak about us (queer folks) on public platforms with out us being current to talk for ourselves. There’s a lot you don’t know or perceive so it’s finest to hunt training relatively than discuss from ignorance. #TransLivesMatter,” Thandiswa tweeted.
Aparthied was a “regular” a part of society, actually it was regulation (which informs what’s deemed as proper in society) however that doesn’t imply it was okay. Cease making an attempt validate BS as a result of it’s a norm to you. https://t.co/VCBwpCrTmr
— Langa Mavuso (@LangaMav) January 26, 2021