Joe Biden formally became the Democratic nominee with Tuesday's roll call. His wife, Jill Biden, closed the night speaking from a classroom.
Malcolm Kenyatta, Sam Park, and Robert Garcia became the first LGBTQ+ speakers in a keynote slot at the national convention.
The former first lady's speech capped the first night of the Democratic National Convention.
Pete Buttigieg, Tammy Baldwin, Danica Roem, and others are scheduled to appear.
Harris is a longtime LGBTQ+ ally and the first woman of color on a major-party presidential ticket.
The platform is the first from either major party to mention trans women of color, nonbinary people, and much more.
Rufus Gifford was ambassador to Denmark during President Obama's second term and later ran for Congress.