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Primary election day nets big wins for Democrats!

As Democrats on the national stage officially nominated Joe Biden for President of the United States, a number of local races resulted in big wins for Democrats in Leon County and throughout Florida. Here’s a recap of last night’s primary election results: WINNERS Jessica Yeary clinched a win against incumbent Andy Thomas in the race for Public Defender, […]

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

LGBTQ+ Democrats Celebrate Historic Supreme Court Decision on Employment Discrimination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2020 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The U.S. Supreme Court just ruled in Bostock v Clayton County that “An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII.” Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the ruling: “Our community just took […]

Capital Equality Democratic Caucus Condemns President Trump’s Ban on Transgender Service Members

The Capital Equality Democratic Caucus condemns today’s announcement via Twitter by President Trump that “the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.” We applaud the strong, bipartisan condemnation from members of both sides of the aisle in Congress and from our Democratic gubernatorial […]

Marriage equality wins!

In a 5-4 ruling today, the United States Supreme Court ruled that all Americans have a constitutional right to marry. Tonight, marriage equality supporters in Leon County will gather at 101 Restaurant, 215 West College Avenue, #101, for a reception and social to celebrate this historic ruling! Friday, June 26, 2015 6:00 to 8:00pm 101 […]

Celebrate the launch of the Leon County Domestic Partnership Registry!

The Family Tree, PFLAG-Tallahassee, and the Capital City GLBTA Democratic Caucus are excited to host a celebration party in honor of the launch of the Leon County Domestic Partnership Registry this Wednesday!  Join us as we celebrate this historic event! Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 Krewe de Gras Midtown Tavern 1304 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee 6:00 – […]

Leon County Human Rights Ordinance Passes (WCTV)

After five long hours of debate among a standing-room only public hearing crowd, Leon County Commissioners passed the Human Rights Ordinance Tuesday night. This issue remains the hot topic the next day. Reverend Mark Byrd says his congregation at Gentle Shepherd Metropolitan Community Church is made up of predominantly gay, lesbian, and transgender members who […]

A Chartered Chapter of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus