"I said and believed things that were wrong, and worse, they were very hurtful to people in the LGBTQ community," the presidential hopeful said.
Karen Mackey, a Native American lesbian who lives in the congressman's district, finds his racist, anti-LGBTQ rhetoric "horrifying."
The popular, pro-LGBTQ California senator isn't talking, but sources say she will announce her run on or around the holiday.
After another man was found dead at Buck's home Monday, Lieu distances himself from his donations.
The first Democrat to move toward seeking the 2020 presidential nomination has long been a champion of LGBTQ people.
The Massachusetts senator announces an exploratory committee for a 2020 presidential run.