Annette Bening, four-time Oscar nominee, criticizes Republicans for promoting anti-trans hate. 

On The View, Bening talks about supporting her transgender son and advocating for trans rights. 

Initially private, Bening now speaks out against the unfair use of fear in politics against trans people. 

While supporting a strong Republican party, Bening urges an end to stoking fear and ignorance. 

Bening shares a friend's story, forced to move from Texas due to anti-trans policies. 

Bening calls on Republicans to oppose discriminatory policies, finding them heartbreaking for the country. 

To those who don't understand trans issues, Bening suggests connecting with a trans person, emphasizing love and understanding.