that’s who! ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/19RcHhtzIW
— Delegate Joshua Cole (@JoshuaCole) January 29, 2020
A trans female Virginia delegate, who was biologically born a male, got an arm tattoo of the first 24 words of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Democratic Manassas, Virginia, Del. Danica Roem tweeted a picture Wednesday showing Roem smiling with an arm tattoo of the words “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
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“I wasn’t kidding,” Roem captioned the tweet.
The delegate is the first trans candidate to be elected to the Virginia state legislature.
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The 35-year-old delegate reportedly got the tattoo the day before the Virginia legislature gave the final approval to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment on Monday, according to WAMU. Roem was a co-sponsor of the House resolution to ratify the amendment.
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