Alyssa Milano faces backlash for labelling herself ‘disabled, trans and individual of color’

ALYSSA Milano made some bold comments on social media.

The Charmed star has become quite the outspoken activist in recent years, and is often sharing her views on Twitter.

Alyssa, 46, who says she gets “personal and political” in her Twitter bio, seemed to anger fans with her latest social media souding off, however.

The Hall Pass actress posted a very controversial message on her Twitter page in response to a fan’s question.

It came after Alyssa marked International Women’s Day with a post about transgender women.

Addressing her 3.54million followers, Alyssa wrote: “My transgender sisters! I am celebrating YOU this #NationalWomensDay!”

Replying to her tweet, one Twitter user penned: “Alyssa, are you transgender?”

The American actress replied: “I’m trans. I’m a person of colour. I’m an immigrant. I’m a lesbian. I’m a gay man. I’m the disabled.

“I’m everything. And so are you, Kirk.

“Don’t be afraid of what you don’t know or understand. No one wants to hurt you.

“We are all just looking for our happily ever after.”

Alyssa’s tweet was met with a barrage of criticism from her following.

One social networker wrote: “No. You are an advocate. Be ok with that. This isn’t the way to say you are with us.

You can’t just fake an experience you don’t have. You don’t navigate any space like these groups.

This is the ‘I don’t see colour’ approach which is oppression and erasure.”

While another continued: “No. No. This is not how any of this works. Oppression and intersectionality isn’t an outfit that you decide to put on whenever you like.”

A third added: “Saying ‘the disabled’ as if we’re a disease or part of an art exhibit or something.”

Addressing the criticism she receieved, Alyssa responded: “I’m glad this tweet invoked conversation. I’m so sorry it offended some,

“I see you and hear you. But just a reminder, empathy is not a bad thing. Nuance is important and literal interpretation is not always intended. And I can identify with and not identify as. Both are powerful.”

She then explained her post was inspired by a Rumi quote and wrote: “The Rumi quote was my intention!”

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