Let me make this clear. CALLING A TRANSGENDER WOMAN A MAN IS WRONG,” Carrera wrote on Facebook. “Period. It’s degrading, it’s rude, and it’s very hurtful. I may not have been born a woman, but I’m NOT a man. I told them I would[n’t] mind if they said ‘born male’ or ‘was a male.’ After taking this journey it’s not fair at all to be lied to by the producers.
— Trans activist Carmen Carrera in response to her treatment and portrayal on a recent episode of TLC’s show, Cake Boss. Read more about this story and sign the petition demanding accountability here: Carmen Carrera Stands Up for Trans Rights