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Trans Delaware State Senator Has Epic Response After Troll Sends Her A Mocking Message

Trans Delaware State Senator Has Epic Response After Troll Sends Her A Mocking Message
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The race between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden was not the only historic election that occurred a few weeks ago, on November 3.

Plenty of notable state and local contests were decided that night too.

In Delaware, LGBTQ+ activist Sarah McBride was elected to the state Senate, making her the first ever openly transgender state senator in the entire United States, Associated Press reported.

Of course, plenty of intolerant people out there were decidedly not thrilled with the win.

But in a recent Twitter post, McBride demonstrated she has absolutely no problem holding her own against abusive comments.

People on Twitter loved McBride's ability to somehow wage an internet clap back and embrace her role as a civil servant all at the same time.

Then the well-placed memes came flying in.

A few people decided to celebrate with their own wordplay.

The only thing more triumphant than McBride's epic response was her statement after the results became clear on election night.

"I think tonight's results demonstrate what I've known my entire life, which is that the residents of this district are fair-minded, and they're looking at candidates' ideas and not their identity."
"It is my hope that a young LGBTQ kid here in Delaware or really anywhere in this country can look at the results and know that our democracy is big enough for them, too."

McBride joined multiple other transgender and non-binary candidates who enjoyed historic wins.

In Kansas, Stephanie Byers took a seat in the state's House of Representatives. She became the first Native American transgender person elected to any office in the country.

And in Oklahoma, Mauree Turner's election to the state legislature made them the first non-binary person ever elected to a state legislature in the U.S.

McBride and her colleagues will undoubtedly face hateful bigotry in the future. Here's hoping they mostly receive the support and respect they have earned.