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State Senator Scott Wiener. Photo: Courtesy Sen. Wiener's office
State Senator Scott Wiener. Photo: Courtesy Sen. Wiener's office  

Gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) will be joined by gay Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) and other LGBTQ electeds during a virtual town hall Thursday, April 30, at 3 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss COVID-19 financial and physical impacts on the queer community.

Gay New York state Senator Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) will co-host the call with Wiener.

Other out leaders scheduled to speak include Texas state Representative Julie Johnson (D-Dallas), California Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), and Pennsylvania state Representative Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia).

The town hall will highlight the specific challenges that COVID-19 poses to the LGBTQ community, and panelists will share relevant resources.

The town hall will be streamed on Zoom. To register, click here. It will also stream from both Wiener and Holyman's Facebook pages.

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