Three leading candidates for the Democratic nomination for president will appear at a live, televised forum according to a statement released by the Human Rights Campaign. Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and former Senator John Edwards have agreed to appear at the event focusing on lesbian and gay issues. The event will be broadcast on LOGO, a cable TV station owned by Viacom. The station is a division of MTV Networks.
The event will take place August 9th at 9pm EST and will be broadcast live on television and via streaming video on line at LOGOonline. It will be hosted by co-panelists HRC president Joe Solmonese and musician Melissa Etheridge.