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Nine U.S. Democratic presidential hopefuls to tackle LGBTQ issues at televised forum

Posted on AllSides October 10th, 2019
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elections, Presidential elections, Democrats, LGBTQ

Nine U.S. Democratic presidential candidates will appear at a televised town hall on Thursday focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, though top contender Bernie Sanders will miss the event as he recovers from a heart attack.

The Los Angeles event is the second major presidential forum dedicated to LGBTQ issues during the Democratic nominating campaign, following an event in Iowa last month that drew 10 of the 19 candidates vying to take on U.S. President Donald Trump.

Gay advocates have expressed dismay at the Trump administration’s record on...

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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-lgbt/nine-u-s-democratic-presidential-hopefuls-to-tackle-lgbtq-issues-at-televised-forum-idUSKBN1WP20A

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