Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter is no stranger to battle.
But this time, she’s fighting for transgender women – and acknowledging their super strength too.
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“Trans women are Wonder Women,” Carter tweeted. “End of story.”
Carter, who had a cameo in the recent Wonder Woman 1984 movie, has been an LGBTQ ally for years.
Earlier this month, she tweeted about a celebration of brown bears who are about to hibernate for the winter.
“I kept hearing about Fat Bear Week and thought it was a celebration of body positivity within a gay subculture,” she wrote. “It turns out it is about actual bears! Either way, I am here for it.”
While Twitter reacted with laughter, assuming the 70-year-old actress wouldn’t know about the bear subculture, she responded by saying she knows “how to speak gay.”
It’s a “required language when you’re training to be Wonder Woman,” she joked.
Actress Gal Gadot, who has taken over the role in the recent spate of movies, is also an LGBTQ ally.
Thank you! As a trans woman, you are the epitome of who I strive to be. Your style, grace, intelligence, beauty, there are more adjectives but we only get 100 characters, is what I emulate through my transition. 💋💜💋💜💋💜💋💜
— Jonel Hudson (@JonelHudson1) October 19, 2021
Yes, I went to work dressed like that and I introduced myself as "Diana, Princess of Themyscira" in a business meeting later that day.
— Jemmancipation (@jemmapf) October 19, 2021
They truly are.
Anyone who goes through what trans men and women do to be who they know they are, deserves to be admired, applauded and acknowledged.
They are true heroes. 🏳️⚧️#LGBTQ #TransWomenAreWomen
— C**Rees** (@Chr1stop4) October 19, 2021
Trans Icon Christine Jorgensen would wear a Wonder Woman outfit during her music shows! pic.twitter.com/kxX4bz4CbD
— It Was Vorpal All Along (@bywordofmaus) October 20, 2021