The celebrities at the first VMAs during the Trump presidency were as outspoken as you would think after a politically turbulent year, even using their fashion as a political statement.
Honorees and presenters addressed white supremacy, suicide prevention and the ban against transgender service members, among other hot-button issues.
Scroll through below to see pictures of Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf) supporting active trans service members—who were attending the VMAs—Pink’s “Wake the fu*# up!” sash and more, proving you can speak your mind even if you never open your mouth.
Unreal #vmas red carpet experiences with inspiring transgender service members. And their new besties Heidi Klum, Mel B, Tyler Posey, Billy Eichner, PLUS BILLIONS of media impressions to stand up against Trump's un-American ban! Now let the show begin… Kyle Richards and Mena Suvari are literally sitting behind us! #notransban #lovetrumpshate #lgbtq #transmilitary @mtv @glaad
— NewNowNext (@NewNowNext) August 27, 2017