Democratic Presidential Candidates Recognize Gay Voters

Posted on 07/10/2007. Filed under: 2008 elections, barack obama, glbt, Hillary Clinton, hrc, john edwards, lgbt |

For the first time in the history of presidential campaigns, the Democratic candidates will hold a debate on GLBT issues. This is a historic moment in politics as well as the Equal Rights Movement. I congratulate the organizers and the candidates who are courageous enough to address these vital issues.

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Presidential Candidates In First Ever Gay

by Newscenter

(Los Angeles, California) For the first time the
leading candidates for the presidency will hold a televised debate devoted solely
to LGBT issues.

The one-hour event will be held on August 9 and
broadcast on gay network LOGO at 9:00 pm ET (6:00 pm ET) and through live
streaming video at

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards have confirmed
they will participate. Several other Democratic candidates also may join the

The debate will be conducted with a live audience
in Los Angeles. On the panel questioning the two Democrats will be Human
Rights Campaign president Joe Solmonese and singer Melissa Etheridge.

The debate was put together by LOGO and HRC.

“In the 2008 presidential election, issues
of concern to the LGBT community have already been at the forefront of the
national conversation,” said Solmonese.

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