Caitlyn Jenner and Chandi Moore call on
viewers to stand up for transgender rights in a new video marking the
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR).
The 60-second video was produced by
OUT@NBCUniversal, the LGBT
employee group at NBCUniversal, with help from GLAAD.
“Today, take a moment to learn about
the women who've lost their lives to hate,” said Moore, a trans
advocate who appeared on Jenner's reality series I Am Cait.
“Tomorrow, please commit to making the world a safer place for all
The PSA closes with a call to action
“Listen to trans people's stories,
hire a trans person in your company, support a trans student at your
school, love your trans child,” Jenner said. “Let's all take
action to put an end to hate and violence.”
The Transgender Day of Remembrance –
which takes place Friday – was founded in 1999 by graphic designer
Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a day to remember the lives of transgender
people who were murdered as a result of transphobia. The United
States has seen at least 21 such murders this year.
the PSA at NBCUniversal's website.)