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Sarah McBride Becomes First Ever Transgender State Senator For Delaware

Sarah McBride Becomes First Ever Transgender State Senator For Delaware

Sarah McBride has made major history as the highest elected transgender in politics.

The 30-year-old activist was a former Obama administration intern and just won the seat for the state of Delaware.

“I am hopeful that tonight’s result can send a potentially lifesaving message to a young trans kid,” Sarah told Buzzfeed News just shortly after her win. “They can go to sleep knowing that their dreams and their truths are not mutually exclusive.”

She also opened up about hearing the results as she was driving earlier today.

“I spent my entire life feeling like tonight was so incomprehensible that it was seemingly impossible. To have those results come in and see in black and white online the AP call it … helped to reinforce that nothing is truly impossible,” she said.

Sarah follows in the footsteps of Democrat Danica Roem, who was elected as the first openly trans state lawmaker to the Virginia House of Delegates in 2017.

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Posted to: 2020 Election, Politics, Sarah McBride

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