Billy Porter is calling Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Esper: Military personnel could help treat coronavirus patients 'if push comes to shove' Schumer calls for military official to act as medical equipment czar MORE's presidency "one of the biggest crises of my lifetime" in a speech dubbed the "LGBTQ State of the Union."

"In 2020, our responsibility as citizens has never been more evident," the Emmy-winning "Pose" actor and activist said in a video released by Logo TV on Tuesday, ahead of Trump's State of the Union address before Congress.

"This year, you and I have the chance to course-correct," Porter continued in remarks delivered directly into a camera.


"So far, our nation has survived the first term of Donald Trump, but who's to say what another term would do to our country, to democracy and, truly, to the entire world."

Porter, 50, railed against Trump's aggressive appointment of federal judges, saying, "His disdain for our rights has been demonstrated up and down the federal benches he's packed with anti-LGBTQ judges, whose influence will be felt long after Trump has left office."

"For some of us, each day under this administration is a matter of life and death," he added, citing a FBI annual report that found hate crime violence hit a 16-year high in 2018.

But the entertainer said the country is "witnessing true progress" and not just in the realm of LGBTQ rights, noting Utah’s move last month to become the 19th state to ban so-called conversion therapy for children, teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg's efforts and the history-making White House bid of Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Pence defends response, says Trump never 'belittled' virus threat Reuters poll finds Sanders cutting Biden national lead to single digits Biden says he'll adopt plans from Sanders, Warren MORE, the openly gay former mayor of South Bend, Ind.

"I've been so proud to see the wave of everyday citizens protesting in the streets, engaging with their local governments, running for office, and speaking out in hopes of righting the wrongs occurring all around them," Porter said.