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Pride & Politics: How the LGBTQ community could impact the 2020 election

With a simple tweet, President Trump became the first Republican president to acknowledge Pride Month. But a month before that tweet, his administration banned transgender people from the military. Soledad sat down with Stacey Long Simmons, the director of advocacy and action at the National LGBTQ Task Force, to talk about the President’s mixed messages and the community’s role in the 2020 election.

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Pride started fifty years ago as a response to the Stonewall riots in New York City's Greenwich Village. We take a look at where the fight for gay rights stands today and what role they might play in the 2020 election. Soledad is joined in conversation by Stacey Long Simmons, the director of advocacy at the LGBTQ Task Force in Washington.