How Chelsea Clinton Helped Get Her Parents To Come Around On Marriage Equality

Logo talks to the former First Daughter about the conversations the family had, and their friendship with Jason Collins.

Logo Correspondent Raymond Braun is at the Democratic National Convention, where he caught up with Chelsea Clinton.

Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and Bill Clinton during The Clintons Visit Avenue Q on Broadway for the Holidays at The John Golden Theater in New York, New York, United States. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
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Chelsea will be speaking at the convention tonight, before her mother, Hillary Clinton, officially accepts the nomination as the first female presidential nominee in a major American political party.

Below, the former First Daughter talks about how her support for marriage equality came a bit before her parents, and how her engagement helped win them over to the side of love.

 

 

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