Marty Walsh, Elizabeth Warren pledge solidarity with transgender community

"Boston will always be a welcoming home for all, and that will never change," the mayor tweeted.

Hundreds of demonstrators protest a Trump administration announcement that reversed an Obama-era order allowing transgender students to use school bathrooms matching their gender identities, Feb. 23, 2017.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Sen. Elizabeth Warren reaffirmed their solidarity with the transgender community Monday, following a reported effort by the Trump administration to narrow the legal definition of gender to a biological condition determined at birth.

Both Massachusetts politicians took to Twitter and expressed their support for trans rights, taking part in the social media campaign #WontBeErased.

Walsh, in a tweet featuring a transgender pride flag waving in front of City Hall, wrote that Boston will continue to be a “welcoming home for all.”

“It’s simple: trans rights are human rights,” he wrote.

And Warren said in a tweet that she would continue fighting for the trans community.

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“We’re in this fight all the way for trans rights [and] protections — here in Massachusetts and across the country,” she wrote.

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