First Ever LGBT Presidential Debate is On Its Way

This post, written by Melissa McEwan, originally appeared on Shakesville

Wow. This is actually...kind of amazing.
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 LOGOonline.com.
...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 panelists in a statement said they plan to cover a range of issues including relationship recognition, marriage equality, workplace fairness, the military, hate crimes, HIV/AIDS and other important issues.
So far, Edwards, Clinton, and Obama have signed on the debate, which was organized by LOGO and HRC.
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