A 7-year-old transgender girl was all ready to testify at a Texas House State Affairs Committee Hearing this week. But as the session went on deep into the night, the girl fell asleep before her turn to speak came at 2 a.m.

According to the Texas Tribune, Libby Gonzalez fell asleep in her father’s arms while waiting for her turn to speak, so her parents took to the microphone for her, asking lawmakers to keep their child safe.

Click here for the full story from the Texas Tribune and to hear an audio of Libby’s planned testimony.

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