This was one of my favorite moments in the last couple of months when Rep. Robert Garcia, the gay congressional freshman from California, took to the floor of the US House of Representatives to pay tribute to Beyoncé. Garcia did so to mark the end of Black History Month and the start of Women’s History Month. He said Beyoncé is “an individual who represents both so well.” He spoke alongside a large photograph of Beyoncé, saying, “She’s an icon, she’s a legend, and she is now and forever the moment.” He praised Beyoncé as a role model who has, “stood up for voting rights, for feminism, for women and girls, for my community — the LGBTQ+ community — and for my generation as so many others.