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Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace criticizes Arcade Fire’s “We Exist” video for not featuring an actual Trans actor

22 May 2014, 19:36 | Written by Robby Ritacco

Last week, Arcade fire shared a video for “We Exist,” which centered on a transgender character played by Andrew Garfield. Today, ​Against Me!‘s Laura Jane Grace has spoken out via Twitter against the video for not using “an actual “Trans” actor instead of Spider-Man.”

Grace herself is a transgender woman, and Against Me!‘s most recent album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, is about the very issues “We Exist” aims to shine a light on.

See Grace’s tweet regarding the issue as well as the “We Exist” video below.

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