(CNN)Nine hopeful 2020 Democratic candidates took the stage in Los Angeles for CNN’s LGBTQ town hall. The event coincides with National Coming Out Day, which takes place on October 11. Read on to see the must-see moments from the town hall.
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) explains how he used a Bible verse to support his idea that religion and LGBTQ rights can coexist after saying people use religion as justification for discrimination.
Biden’s lighthearted moment
Former Vice President Joe Biden amuses host Anderson Cooper and the crowd with a phrase while answering a question about discrimination.
Cooper addresses protesters
Protesters in support of transgender rights interrupted as Mayor Pete Buttigieg was on the stage. See Anderson Cooper’s heartfelt response.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) drew laughs and applause for her humorous response to a question about marriage equality.
Watch exchange between Don Lemon and transgender woman
CNN’s Don Lemon addresses a transgender woman’s concerns during Beto O’Rourke’s portion of the town hall.