Caitlyn Jenner got the the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs. She simply couldn’t hold the tears while urging acceptance for the transgenders from all over the world at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, July 15.
Caitlyn Jenner got the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs. She simply couldn’t hold the tears while urging acceptance for the transgenders from all over the world at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, July 15.
Abby Wambach, who is two-times Olympic gold medalist soccer player, introduced Caitlyn Jenner to the audience. Besides, a lot of the sporting world’s biggest stars congratulated Caitlyn with almost 10-minute standing ovation during the awarding ceremony. All of them honored the unbelievable courage of this woman.
Caitlyn admitted during her speech on a stage of Microsoft Theater that her transition was the hardest thing she could ever imagine. She also added that she never wanted to hurt anyone else with her acting, especially the members of her family.
During Caitlyn Jenner’s speech her younger daughter, Kylie, started crying. Her older sister Kendall helped Kylie to wipe tears from her eyes.
Caitlyn Jenner also mentioned that she had never met any transgender until recently. Besides, she said she was very upset to become aware that a lot of transgender teenagers suffer bullying, are beaten up or even murdered. There were also many occasions when such a treatment of those people nowadays leads to committing numerous suicides among human beings. Caitlyn mentioned the names of those people whose deaths deeply touched her own feelings.
Trans people deserve something vital, they deserve your respect. From that respect comes a more compassionate community
– stated Caitlyn during her speech after accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs.
The famous celebrity said to the crowd that included football, basketball, baseball and hockey players that they had to remember their words are being absorbed by the millions of people, especially by youth.