06 February 2015

Mary Lambert's Wish

You heard her on "Same Love", that powerful song about gay marriage that became a surprise number one hit for the hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis two years ago.

Having just released her new solo album, Heart On My Sleeve, the singer-songwriter says that she would like to see trans people more accurately represented.  That would "make it easier, I think, on a lot of people who may be struggling in transitioning".  

She says that often, when watches "something that's supposed to represent a trans person", she thinks, "God, you missed it.  You missed it.  You had a great opportunity".

Even if I didn't love her singing, I'd love to hear more from her just for talking about misrepresentations of trans people as a missed "opportunity"!

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