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“Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was seen walking with the cast of “Queer Eye” in Washington on Thursday.

The cast, known as the “Fab 5,” was there to pressure lawmakers to support the Equality Act, which aims to ensure federal protections for LGBTQ people.

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez strolled through Capitol Hill with four members of the cast of the hit Netflix show “Queer Eye” on Thursday and people who witnessed it could not contain their excitement.

The “Queer Eye” stars were there to promote the Equality Act— legislation that would implement federal protections for LGBTQ people. The law seeks to build off of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, which ended de jure segregation and prohibited discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.”

And she introduced them to the Speaker.

Shareblue senior writer Oliver Willis had a take I completely agree with:

Keep upsetting the apple-cart Alexandria.

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Not really understanding the importance of this or why AOC needed to “introduce” the “Queer Eye” guys to Pelosi. Pelosi, after all, made an appearance on an episode of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” a little over a year ago (which would’ve probably been several months earlier when the episode was taped) and it’s not like Pelosi (who’s represented at least some part of San Francisco for her entire House career) is completely unfamiliar with the LGBTQ community or protections for the community. To put things in perspective, Pelosi voted AGAINST the “Defense of Marriage Act” in 1996; AOC was… Read more »