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March 10: This story has been corrected.

About 1.4 million people in the United States identify as transgender at a time when President Donald Trump’s administration has been particularly hostile toward the “T” in LGBTQ — from trying to ban transgender individuals in the military to considering a federal definition of what constitutes gender.

Meanwhile, there are zero openly transgender Americans serving in Congress. At least 51 transgender people unsuccessfully ran for state, local and federal office last year, according to data collected by Logan Casey, a political scientist who now works with the Movement Advancement Project. Nine ran for Congress, but none emerged victorious or even won a major-party nomination.

Such political futility for transgender Americans specifically comes at a time when gay, lesbian and bisexual political candidates are winning some of the nation’s highest offices and even running for president in 2020.

A major obstacle for transgender candidates is money: Those nine transgender congressional candidates collectively raised less than $300,000 during the 2018 election cycle, a Center for Public Integrity review of federal records indicates.

Only three of them — Democratic candidates Alexandra Chandler in Massachusetts, Brianna Westbrook in Arizona and once-imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning in Maryland — raised more than $5,000 each. (During the 2016 election cycle, the average winner of a U.S. House seat spent about $1.5 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.)

Meanwhile, there were no exclusively trans-focused political action committees or super PACs raising and spending significant amounts of money to help transgender congressional candidates’ campaigns.