CNN will be hosting a special LGBTQ town hall on Thursday, October 9 to discuss lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues. Nine of the top Democratic candidates will be appearing on stage live throughout the night to take questions from the crowd.
The town hall has officially been dubbed “Power of our Pride” and comes one day before the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day on October 11.
It will all kickoff with New Jersey Senator Cory Booker at 7:30 p.m. ET, before he is followed by Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, and Elizabeth Warren. The town halls will wrap up at 11:30 p.m. ET with businessman Tom Steyer who has his first chance to capture a national audience.
The town halls will be hosted by Dana Bash, Anderson Cooper, Chris Cuomo, Don Lemon, and Nia-Malika Henderson.
All of the information you need to watch Thursday night’s town hall can be seen below.
CNN LGBTQ Town Hall Participants
- New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will be interviewed by CNN’s Dana Bash at 7:30 p.m.
- Former Vice President Joe Biden will be interviewed by CNN’s Anderson Cooper at 8 p.m.
- South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be interviewed by Cooper at 8:30 p.m.
- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will be interviewed by CNN’s Chris Cuomo at 9 p.m.
- California Sen. Kamala Harris will be interviewed by Cuomo at 9:30 p.m.
- Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke will be interviewed by CNN’s Don Lemon at 10 p.m.
- Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be interviewed by Lemon at 10:30 p.m.
- Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro will be interviewed by CNN’s Nia-Malika Henderson at 11 p.m.
- Businessman Tom Steyer will be interviewed by Henderson at 11:30 p.m.
CNN LGBTQ Town Hall Live Stream Online
The CNN LGBTQ Town Hall will be live streamed on CNNgo, which is available online. You can find CNN’s free live stream of the debate here.