Four out transgender leaders spoke at the Thursday morning press conference in D.C., including...PFLAG's Diego Sanchez — who was the first openly transgender senior staffer on Capitol Hill. Sanchez thanked the "people who are standing with us who don't have to, whose lives are not at risk," in a moving tribute to the cisgender (or non-transgender) allies working for the rights of the transgender community.
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