In the new Vice Sports documentary, Bullock opens up about losing his transgender sister and becoming an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights
After the murder of his transgender sister Mia Henderson in 2014, Detroit Pistons basketball player Reggie Bullock made it his mission to spread awareness about issues facing the LGBTQ community.
Reggie is currently finishing his sixth season in the NBA, and is also working to educate people about equality by serving as an ally to LGBT community.
He has appeared at events such as New York City Pride, the GLAAD Media Awards and the NBA Voices event for LGBT Youth and Allies.
“I actually didn’t know how many lives actually get taken within that community until my sister’s life was taken. Actually, looking that numbers of what goes on with the transgender community, particularly dealing with African Americans, it’s a super-high rate.” Bullock said. “I’m just trying to use my platform, whatever I can do, to save lives and try to bring equality within that community.”
Watch the new Vice Sports documentary which follows Bullock and his son for their first NYC Pride Parade.