Viola Davis, Rosie Perez and Mya Taylor
were among the celebrities who spoke out against a North Carolina law
that targets the LGBT community at this year's Tribeca Film Festival
in New York City.
The law prohibits cities from enacting
LGBT protections and transgender people from using the bathroom of
Mya Taylor, who co-starred in last
year's hit indie film Tangerine, had a message for lawmakers
who support such laws: “F*ck off.”
“Do I have a message for them? You
really want to know? Tell them to f*ck off. That's what you tell
told gay glossy
from the event.
Fonda, Lily Tomlin “furious” about North Carolina's anti-gay
“I hope that they bleed from their
pockets,” Rosie Perez said. “I hope that businesses just make
them suffer such a great deal.”
Viola Davis, who was promoting the
premiere of her new film, Custody, said that she was
“I think that I'm just as outraged as
you are. I think you're worthy of every right that every human being
in this country, in this world, has been afforded,” Davis said.