A singer changes Kinky Boots texts to fight for trans people’s rights

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 18: Singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper performs onstage at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame 46th Annual Induction And Awards at Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 18, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame)

Cyndi Lauper, known as an active LGBT supporter, has re-written a song from gender-busting musical Kinky Boots to support trans equality. The music legend penned the music for the musical, which features a traditional old shoe factory decide to manufacture boots for drag queens.

Lauper joined writer Harvey Fierstein and the cast of the Broadway version of the show today to film a re-hashed version of original song ‘Just Be’. The new version, ‘Just Pee’, hits back at attacks from conservative anti-LGBT groups, who have attempted to roll back crucial LGBT rights protections across the US in order to ban transgender women from female toilets.

Lauper explains: “Ladies, gentlemen, and those who have yet to make up their minds… there’s been a lot of crazy talk about people using bathrooms for things other than prescribed by the Plumbers’ Union of America. All we’re asking for is a little sanity. People have to pee!”

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