Trudeau tweeted his support for trans women, as part of a post marking International Women’s Day, the annual celebration that aims to create awareness for women’s rights.
Trudeau wrote that he wished to celebrate the women and girls in Canada who are fighting for their right to equality. And, in a separate tweet, he noted the rise in anti-transgender hate in Canada as well as around the world.
"I want to be very clear about one more thing: trans women are women,” he wrote. “We will always stand up to this hate, whenever and wherever it occurs,” he added.