2020 Democrats celebrate Pride Month by expressing support for LGBT rights

2020 Democrats celebrate Pride Month by expressing support for LGBT rights
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Some of the two dozen candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday marked the start of LGBT Pride Month with social media posts expressing support for LGBT rights.

Democrats including Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHow the media fall in and out of love with candidates Conway: Trump is 'toying with everybody' by attacking Bloomberg for stop-and-frisk comments The Hill's Campaign Report: New challenges for 2020 Dems in Nevada, South Carolina MORE (Calif.) and Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerBloomberg set to debate in Nevada after qualifying in new poll Speculation swirls around whether Bloomberg will make Las Vegas debate stage Conway: Trump is 'toying with everybody' by attacking Bloomberg for stop-and-frisk comments MORE (N.J.) as well as former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeKrystal Ball: Voters are coming to their own judgements about who is electable Warren campaign to host series of events in Texas Democrat attacks Trump's rhetoric, policies in Spanish-language State of the Union response MORE (Texas) tweeted to kick off Pride Month, which is celebrated annually in June. 

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Their posts follow a Friday tweet from President TrumpDonald John TrumpCensus Bureau spends millions on ad campaign to mitigate fears on excluded citizenship question Bloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Democratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister MORE recognizing Pride Month and the  "outstanding contributions" LGBT people have made to the U.S. 

Harris called for a renewed "commitment to dignity, acceptance, and equal rights for everyone."

O'Rourke criticized Trump's record on LGBT rights. He also confirmed an announcement that he and his wife, Amy, would run a 5K to celebrate pride. 

Booker said he would "continue the work fighting for a future where everyone in this country can enjoy the same ideals of equality." He also promoted pride-themed campaign merchandise. 

Like Booker, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro promoted pride-themed T-shirts and stickers.  

Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandHillicon Valley: US hits Huawei with new charges | Judge orders Pentagon to halt 'war cloud' work amid Amazon challenge | IRS removes guidance on Fortnite game currency Gillibrand proposes creating new digital privacy agency Lobbying world MORE (D-N.Y.) unveiled an expansive LGBT rights agenda that includes codifying marriage equality and outlawing "conversion therapy."