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Patricia Arquette honored her late sister Alexis and championed trans rights during her Emmys speech

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Actress Patricia Arquette won the Emmy award for best lead actress in a limited series or movie.
During her moving speech, Arquette mentioned her late sister, Alexis, and championed trans rights.
"I lost my sister Alexis, and trans people are still being persecuted, and I'm in mourning every day of my life," Arquette said.
She also urged potential employers to give trans people jobs, and said that they should be treated as "human beings."
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Patricia Arquette advocates for trans rights in powerful Emmys speech three years after death of sister Alexis

Patricia Arquette advocates for trans rights in powerful Emmys speech three years after death of sister Alexis

8 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

Patricia Arquette devoted much of her Emmys acceptance speech Sunday to advocating for trans rights three years after the death of her sister, Alexis. “In my heart I'm so sad I lost my sister Alexis and that trans people are still being persecuted,” she said tearfully onstage at the Microsoft Theater...
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Patricia Arquette honors Alexis Arquette during 2019 Emmy acceptance speech

Patricia Arquette honors Alexis Arquette during 2019 Emmy acceptance speech

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Arquette demanded equal rights for the transgender community during her Emmy Awards speech on Sunday night.
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