“There's no one way that a trans rights activist looks," Tan said.
Murphy highlighted his personal connection to the campaign, as he wants to preserve the nondiscrimination rules that incentivized him to attend Tufts in the first place.Rutberg Rutberg Massachusetts
Murphy criticized the history of trans rights activism in America, noting that past LGBTQ rights campaigns seemed to to prioritize select issues while ignoring others.
"When same-sex marriage was becoming an issue, and when people would raise issues concerning trans rights, a lot of the response was ‘No, that’s too radical right now — we’ll come back for you,’" Murphy said. "I think there is something to be said about communities sticking together."