Caitlyn Jenner Clarifies Stance On Gay Marriage In 20/20 Diane Sawyer Interview
— 20/20 (@ABC2020) April 21, 2017
We’re glad she’s come around!
Caitlyn Jenner’s 20/20 follow-up interview with Diane Sawyer airs tonight, and the transgender reality star talks all about her transition, her changing views on gay marriage, her thoughts about the Republican party and Donald Trump, and her role in the LGBTQ community.
“I am 100 percent behind gay marriage. Let’s clear that up right now. Yes, I did vote for Trump, but here’s the deal breaker with the Republican party. And the deal breaker is, you mess with my community, you do the wrong thing with our community, you don’t give us equality and a fair shot, I’m coming after you,” she told the veteran TV journalist.
“When it comes to all equality issues, for the entire LGBT community, what we need is federal guidance. Just like the previous administration said that it was OK to serve as a trans person in the military. We have frontline people, OK? I’m talking Marines, trans guys, on the frontline, fighting for our country. I’m trying to get, especially the Republican party, to make a change,” she continued.
As for her friendly relationship with the POTUS?
“When I was at the inauguration I did say hi at a cocktail party, and he wanted me to play golf with him. At the time I thought it was a pretty good idea but since Title IX, it’s not a good idea and so I won’t be playing golf with him,” she explained.
In a subsequent interview with People, the I Am Cait star further emphasized where her loyalties lie.
“Here’s the deal: yes, I have always had views that lean more towards the Republican party when it comes to politics (as in) less government, believing in the Constitution and all that kind of stuff. But my loyalties and my fights are not going to be with the Republican party. My loyalties are with my community and fighting for my community,” she dished to the mag.
“With the Republicans, I keep a very close eye on all the things that are happening – there’s North Carolina (anti-discrimination measures), we’ve got SB6 (‘bathroom bill’) coming up in Texas, all of these things. My fight is for my community and the next generation coming up. I’m very blessed to be able to have a platform where hopefully I can make a difference,” she added.
We can’t wait to tune-in for this!