Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) placed a transgender flag outside of her office on Capitol Hill on the day of her swearing-in ceremony Thursday.
Narissa Rahaman, a regional field organizer at the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), shared a photo of the trans flag displayed next to the Virginia flag outside of Wexton’s new office.
Rahaman wrote on Facebook that the moment “truly brought me to tears.”
“The congresswoman said to me, ‘Did you see the flag? I think we’re the only office on the Hill with one,’” Rahaman wrote.
“Thank you to everyone who knocked a door and made a phone call on this campaign. This flag is there because of you and for you! My heart is full,” she added. Read more via the Hill