Azealia Banks has found herself suspended from Twitter (again) after using the platform to broadcast a transphobic rant regarding gender affirmation surgery.
On Tuesday, the rapper posted an impassioned message about Latino farmers deserving assistance from the government during the COVID-19 pandemic, which sounds great except she somehow managed to blame trans people for the lack of help they’re receiving.
In her first tweet, she wrote: “CANCEL ALL THESE DUMBA*S LUXURY TRANSGENDER HEALTHCARE ‘RIGHTS’ AND REDIRECT THE CASTRATION FUNDS TO THE LATINO FARMERS WORKING TO ACTUALLY FEED ANY OF US THROUGH THIS CRISIS.”
And continued: “THEY DESERVE ACCESS TO THE TRUMP COVID TREATMENTS MORE THAN ANY OF YOU A*SHOLES *NEED* TO CHOP YOUR C**KS OFF AND GET BREAST IMPLANTS AND HORMONES. THIS IS BULLS**T.”
Yikes. Blatant transphobia aside, we’re pretty sure that’s not how government funding works.
In another tweet, Banks compared trans people getting gender affirmation surgery to cis women getting cosmetic surgery.
“WHO F**KING CARES,” she wrote. “Your hoes wants free healthcare to pay for breast implants under the guise of body dysmorphia but a cis gender [sic] woman can’t make the argument that she’s uncomfortable with the size of her breasts/face and ALSO get free luxury plastic surgery procedures?”
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“Enough with the dumba*s they/them bulls**t… it’s ridiculous,” she continued.
Banks has a long history of highly criticized Twitter rants, often attacking the LGBTQ community. Banks herself says she identifies as bisexual.
At the time of this post, her account remains suspended.