The Brief: The cast of Queer Eye visited Washington D.C. to advocate for The Equality Act meeting with members of Congress including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi.
Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Bobby Berk of Queer Eye served looks and took some iconic selfies on their trip to Capitol Hill. Fans of Queer Eye, AOC, and equality have responded to news of this visit with expressions of excitement and amusing memes.
On Thursday, Jonathan, Tan, Antoni, and Bobby met with lawmakers to advocate for the Equality Act, an amendment to the Civil Rights Act which would prohibit discrimination based on sexual or gender identity. The day before, they spoke on a panel at the Library of Congress about the importance of the Equality Act.
We have the most diverse American congress ever, I’m lifted up in seeing that a United States that values Equality & protection for all is currently fighting for that. We’re making it rain pantsuits & equality in 2020. pic.twitter.com/k7J2cCpXep
— Jonathan Van Ness (@jvn) April 4, 2019
The most memed moments from the meeting include selfies taken with members of the Fab Five and prominent members of Congress, as well as video footage of Jonathan and Ocasio-Cortez talking excitedly while walking down a hallway.
Queer Eye In D.C. With AOC Memes
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) April 4, 2019
An imagined conversation between AOC and Tan France about the French tuck:
— Alyssa Limperis (@alyssalimp) April 4, 2019
aoc + the queer eye guys for president!!!!!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/9xHMnfZH9A
— emma lord (@dilemmalord) April 4, 2019
i cant tell if im more jealous the fab five got to hang out with @AOC, or that AOC got to hang out with the fab five
— Sophie 'the F is for Flanders' Sieck (@SFsieck) April 4, 2019
Bobby recently offered to help Ocasio-Cortez style her apartment, an event that fans are anticipating with glee. Some stans are even demanding a Queer Eye episode with the congresswoman.