During her time, Warren was asked by HRC's Board of Directors chair Morgan Cox what she would say if a supporter told her they believe marriage is between one man and one woman, specifically due to their faith.
"I know that back in Oklahoma in those days there weren't many people who were out, but the way I grew up it was just gradual".
Warren, who has surged in the polls, released a new plan where she vowed to use "every legal tool" to ensure equal LGBT rights.
"And I'm going to say, 'Then just marry one woman!'" the presidential contender said. The National Centre for Lesbian Rights tweeted: "Dear Chris Cuomo, people's pronouns are not a punchline".
"When Sen. Harris said her pronouns were she her and her's, I said mine too", Cuomo tweeted.
Emily Andras, a Canadian TV producer and writer tweeted, "God give me an ounce of the wisdom, empathy and comic timing of Elizabeth Warren".
"My pronouns are 'she, ' 'her, ' and 'hers, '" Harris told the crowd. National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) Matt Whitlock agreed.
See some more reactions to Warren's response below. First song I eve remember singing: They are yellow, black and white. "That is the basis of the faith that I grew up in. Jesus loves all the children of the world, '" Warren addressed onstage after she was questioned about her own faith. Kamala Harris (Calif.) at a town hall on gay rights. It is really about the preciousness of each and every life.
Cuomo's joke immediately received backlash from gay rights activists and journalists on Twitter, including GLAAD, an organization that promotes LGBTQ acceptance. I apologize. I am an ally of the LGBTQ community, and I am sorry because I am committed to helping us achieve equality.
Although there are many more debates and town halls until voters decide on the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, people online say Warren can count the equality town hall as a win.