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GOP lawmaker tried to mock trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney. She got the last laugh.

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Trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney spoke out after a North Dakota Republican paid her to do a Cameo video as part of a prank. She made the video, not knowing that her words would be used to attack the Republican’s his political opponent.

Mulvaney spoke out in a TikTok published yesterday, saying, “This week, someone purchased a Cameo video from me,” she began. “I had absolutely no idea the intent behind it, so I made the video.”

“It turns out it was a conservative politician using the video to bully his opponent. I wish I could say that this was the first time that this happened, but I am in fact the most gullible person in the world.”

“I would like to use their hate and ignorance to do something of better use by using my money to raise money for Save the Children, which is an organization that currently has operations setup in Gaza to help provide emergency services to innocent lives. 100% of my Cameo profits for the next month will be donated to Save the Children.”

She then went on to point to a link to her Cameo and expressed her support for a full ceasefire in Gaza.


Link in bio- all profits go to Save the Children which currently has currently has operations set up in gaza ❤️

♬ original sound – Dylan Mulvaney

Rick Clark Becker, who ordered the original video, has served in North Dakota’s House of Representatives for nearly a decade and had two failed political runs for the governorship and the U.S. Senate.

He posted the Cameo to Twitter, in which he mocked Mulvaney and misgendered her.

He has an ongoing feud with North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, someone who is a known anti-abortion Trump supporter who advocates for fossil fuels and opposes green energy.

Becker had Mulvaney say, “From what I understand, you just spent ten years or more in North Dakota… promoting green energy and reducing harmful coal plants… but now, you are going to the D.C. Zoo… (to work with) rhinos…”

The statement about rhinos refers to the term “RINO,” or “Republican In Name Only.” Becker has accused Fedorchak of not being Republican enough.

Becker said of the incident in a statement, “The radical trans extremists are calling me their #1 threat, and I take that as a badge of honor. It’s a shame we have journalists here in North Dakota willing to carry the torch for their extremist agenda. There is nothing normal or okay with men in girls bathrooms.”

Many did not find the incident funny.

Barry Nelson of the North Dakota Human Rights Coalition said, “The entire stunt reeked of the type of juvenile online bullying that has no place in a middle school, much less as a publicity stunt by someone seeking election to a national office.”

The North Dakota state director of Gender Justice, Christina Sambor, said, “It’s appalling that Rick Becker thinks that senseless online bullying and dehumanization of trans people is a path to victory. Hate is not a North Dakotan value. What Becker did only shows how out of sync he is with the vast majority of North Dakotans.”

Gender Justice communications director Noah Parrish said in a statement of the incident that he urges people to “reject political dehumanization campaigns targeted at anyone, including our transgender friends and neighbors who have been the focus of a surge of recent legislative attacks both in North Dakota and nationwide.”

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