Several lawmakers hung transgender pride flags outside their Capitol Hill offices this week ahead of Sunday's International Transgender Day of Visibility.

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Several lawmakers posted pictures of their flags on social media, including 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: Trump faces steep climb to reelection California Democrats face crisis of credibility after lawsuits Fox's Brit Hume fires back at Trump's criticism of the channel MORE (I-Vt.) and Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Andy Levin (D-Mich.), Debbie Mucarsel-PowellDebbie Mucarsel-PowellDisinvited GOP lawmaker turns up at Dem hearing Overnight Energy: Trump moves to crack down on Iranian oil exports | Florida lawmakers offer bill to ban drilling off state's coast | Bloomberg donates .5M to Paris deal Florida lawmakers offer bill to ban drilling off state's coast MORE (D-Fla.) and Lori Trahan (D-Mass).

House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiThe Hill's Morning Report - White House, Congress: Urgency of now around budget GOP presses Trump to make a deal on spending Democrats wary of handing Trump a win on infrastructure MORE (D-Calif.) and Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezSteve Bullock puts Citizens United decision at center of presidential push Fix the climate with smaller families Dem Sen. Markey faces potential primary challenge in Massachusetts MORE (N.Y.), Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyDem Sen. Markey faces potential primary challenge in Massachusetts Tlaib blasts arrests of pro-impeachment protesters on Capitol Hill Let's vow that no mom should die giving life MORE (Mass.) and Jennifer WextonJennifer Lynn WextonPelosi, Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez place transgender pride flags outside Capitol Hill offices New Zealand mosque killings raise fears among US Muslims Why block citizenship to immigrants who defend America? MORE (Va.) also hung the flags outside their offices. 

"Discrimination has no place in our society.  I am proud to display this flag as a symbol of my support for transgender people across the country," Sanders tweeted. "We must stand with transgender people in all of our communities." 

"Proud to hang the trans flag outside of my D.C. office during #TransVisibilityWeek," Jayapal tweeted. "To my trans constituents and to the entire trans and gender non-conforming community: you are loved, you are strong and you #WontBeErased."

A spokesperson for Rep. Alan LowenthalAlan Stuart LowenthalOvernight Energy: Dems press Interior chief to embrace climate action | Lawmakers at odds on how to regulate chemicals in water | Warren releases climate plan for military Interior chief dismisses climate concerns in first Natural Resources hearing: 'I haven't lost any sleep over it' Pelosi, Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez place transgender pride flags outside Capitol Hill offices MORE (D-Calif.) told The Hill that the congressman hung the transgender pride flag outside his office Monday morning and would keep it up through next Monday.

The National Center for Transgender Equality tweeted on Tuesday that it delivered transgender pride flags to every member of Congress to celebrate Transgender Visibility Week. 

"With the help of community members & volunteers, we delivered trans pride flags to EVERY member of the Congress, from every party, including voting members and non-voting delegates," the center tweeted from its verified account. 

Updated 5:15 p.m.