Dems Sign On for First ‘Gay Debate’
Posted on Jul 10, 2007
Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards are already on board for a debate about gay-related social and political issues, to be held on August 9 in front of a live audience, televised on the LOGO channel and broadcast on the Web on LOGOonline.com.
The debate will be conducted with a live audience in Los Angeles. On the panel questioning the two [sic] 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.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton (far left), John Edwards (third from right), and Barack Obama (second from right), pictured here at a recent presidential debate, are the first three to confirm their participation in the upcoming gay debate on August 9.