|Thumbs up for not being on the wrong side of history!
These comments make Joe Biden by far the highest-level elected official who has stated his support for trans* equality, a group that is often ignored in discussions on LGBTQ rights.
This isn't the first time Biden has aligned himself with the LGBTQ community. In May, he unexpectedly announced that he was "absolutely comfortable" with same-sex marriage. In an interview with ABC News four days later, Obama himself endorsed it: "I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married,” making him the first sitting president to defend marriage equality.
Four more years! Four more years!