2020 Democratic Candidates Fight for LGBTQ+ Equality

Here's a look at some of the 2020 Democratic candidates and their history of support for the LGBTQ community.

A short walk from San Francisco City Hall ended a nine-year journey for Chris Perry and Sandy Steer.

“Today, we witness not only the joining of Chris and Sandy but the realization of their dream.”

The first same-sex couple to marry after a historic 2013 Supreme Court decision. “We saw Kamala Harris run to greet us. She was full of energy, and smiling, and embracing us and saying ‘Congratulations, this is going to be the best day ever!’”

Then California’s Attorney General, she officiated their wedding. Believing it was unconstitutional, Harris had chosen not to defend a Proposition 8 – the state’s law prohibiting same-sex marriage – and helped forge the legal path to this moment.

“Any day that justice is delayed, justice is denied.”

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The Gayly 7/2/2019 @11:00 a.m. CST.