Warren, Buttigieg and Harris release plans expanding LGBTQ protections

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(CNN) Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Kamala Harris all unveiled plans to expand LGBTQ protections and promote equal rights on Thursday, the day of an LGBTQ town hall hosted by CNN and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

The three candidates, whose plans are all similar, list passing the Equality Act as a top priority. The bill, which has passed the House of Representatives but has not been taken […]

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LGBTQ+ activists and organizers have made enormous strides toward equality and justice, but true equality is still too far off for too many—especially for the trans community—and that hard-won progress is already under attack. We need a president who is ready to fight back. I've got a plan to secure LGBTQ+ rights and equality. From health care to affordable housing, criminal justice reform, and empowering LGBTQ+ workers, I’ll fight to ensure that every LGBTQ+ person is treated with dignity and respect and has the opportunity to thrive. The path to #LGBTQ+ equality is far from over, but shoulder to shoulder, I will fight alongside the leaders and organizers who have been at the helm from the very beginning. Because when we organize together, when we fight together, and when we persist together—we can win. Read my full plan at the link in the bio.

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