The fifth Democratic debate came and went Wednesday without a single question about the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans — a topic that no debate moderator has brought up at any debate this year, with the exception of a June question directed only at Rep. Tulsi Gabbard.
The 10 Democrats answered an unusually broad range of questions that varied from abortion rights to white supremacist violence […]
I would have, and it’s a shame that no one did.
— Julián Castro (@JulianCastro) November 21, 2019
Here's what we wish we heard more about at tonight's #DemDebate:
– Disability justice
– Gun violence prevention
– K-12 education
– Religious freedom
– Criminal justice reform
– LGBTQ rights (specifically, Trans rights)
— American Progress (@amprog) November 21, 2019
We are still waiting to hear the candidates’ plans for HBCU funding and the expansion of Title VII for protections of the LGBTQ/SGL. #DemDebate
— NAACP (@NAACP) November 21, 2019