Vice President Joe Biden to Speak at LGBT Gala | NBC 7 San Diego

Vice President Joe Biden to Speak at LGBT Gala




    Vice President Joe Biden will provide the keynote speech at a gala for the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization Saturday in Los Angeles.

    Biden’s wife, Dr. Jill Biden, will introduce the vice president at the Human Rights Campaign gala held in downtown Los Angeles.

    "Vice President Biden has been a champion of civil rights for his entire career, from his leadership on the Violence Against Women Act to his strong support for marriage equality," said HRC President Chad Griffin in a statement. "As Senator and Vice President, his work to advance LGBT equality is just one chapter in a remarkable lifetime of service."

    Biden is expected to speak at 7:30 p.m.

    According to a statement, there are more than 1.5 million members and supporters of the Human Rights Campaign. The organization promotes fair workplaces, safety and marriage equality for the LGBT community.

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