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Danica Roem is Demi Lovato's red carpet date at AMAs

Demi Lovato brings trans lawmaker Danica Roem to the AMAs.
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Demi Lovato brought a very special date with her to the American Music Award's red carpet last night. Her choice was the recently elected Virginia transgender lawmaker Danica Roem (D).

Roem beat out conservative and transphobe incumbent Bob Marshall (R) earlier this month,

Together Lovato and Roem joined in GLAAD’s Together movement which hopes to unite all marginalized communities in a collective force.

“Demi Lovato and Danica Roem are two strong and inspirational women who embody the need for all Americans to stand together united and to take action today against any form of discrimination and oppression,” said GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “Danica Roem is a trailblazer whose win in Virginia showcased both how young people and marginalized communities can impact voting results and how every American deserves an opportunity to work hard and achieve their dreams. Demi Lovato continues her legacy of raising the bar for entertaining audiences around the world and for spotlighting social issues that need the most attention.”

Lovato sang her song “Sorry Not Sorry” from her album Tell Me You Love Me.