Four of the stars of Netflix’s hit makeover show “Queer Eye” on Thursday met Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse passes bill aimed at bolstering Holocaust education Hillicon Valley — Presented by Philip Morris International — NFL social media accounts hacked | Dem questions border chief over controversial Facebook group | Clinton says Zuckerberg has 'authoritarian' views Meadows: Republicans who break with Trump could face political repercussions MORE (D-Calif.) and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez rips 'public charge' decision: 'The American Dream isn't a private club with a cover charge' Democrat questions new border chief's involvement in Facebook group with racist, sexist posts The DCCC's 'blacklist' protects a white male political status quo MORE (D-N.Y.) on Capitol Hill.

Jonathan Van Ness, one of the show’s five stars, posted a photo with the two female lawmakers.

“Never been more proud,” Van Ness wrote, also sharing photos of walking the Capitol halls with the 29-year-old Ocasio-Cortez, who was dressed in a pink suit. 


Bobby Berk, the interior design specialist for the “Fab Five,” previously offered to help Ocasio-Cortez furnish her new apartment in Washington, D.C.

Van Ness, Berk and their co-stars Tan France and Antoni Porowski are in D.C. to encourage members of Congress to pass the Equality Act, a bill which would help ensure federal protections for LGBTQ individuals.


The cast members spoke at the Library of Congress Wednesday on a panel about LGBTQ youth, moderated by Washington Post opinion writer Jonathan Capehart.

"Depending on the state in this country you can be fired for all sorts of things. You have discrimination at jobs, you have discrimination in school," Van Ness said about the importance of the bill.

The act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to prohibit discrimination based on one’s gender identity or sexual orientation.

The bill was reintroduced in the current Congress last month by Rep.  David CicillineDavid Nicola CicillineHouse lawmakers urge adoption of UN report's recommendations on battling anti-Semitism Hillicon Valley: Biden calls for revoking tech legal shield | DHS chief 'fully expects' Russia to try to interfere in 2020 | Smaller companies testify against Big Tech 'monopoly power' Smaller companies testify against Big Tech's 'monopoly power' MORE (D-R.I.) and is sponsored by 237 Democrats and 2 Republicans.