Insight With Beth Ruyak

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A Conversation With LGBT Lawmakers

Jeff Chiu / AP

State Sen. Mark Leno, left, hugs gay rights advocate Stuart Gaffney, with the group Marriage Equality USA, across the street from City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, June 26, 2015.

Jeff Chiu / AP

The path to marriage equality was paved with LGBT civil rights legislation large and small. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler speaks with three openly gay legislators about their journey in public service. First, Sen. Mark Leno and Asm. Susan Eggman share their personal stories and the legislative accomplishments of the LGBT Caucus. The, former Sen. Roy Ashburn recounts the DUI arrest that led to him coming out after 14 years in the Legislature and how he would have voted on LGBT civil rights bills.
 
 

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