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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 […]

Leon County Wins Big Despite National Election Disaster

On this day after election day, we still have life in our bodies, and we still have hope. Congratulations to the following Caucus-endorsed candidates who won their races last night: Al Lawson for Representative in Congress, District 5 Bill Montford for State Senator, District 3 * Loranne Ausley for State Representative, District 9 * Akin […]

OPINION: Education needed on inclusion of transgender students

After reading Amanda Claire Curcio’s front page article in the Oct. 15 Tallahassee Democrat, it became clear to me that this penning was in order. The article shows the need for conversation within our schools as to the inclusion of GLBTQ students. This conversation has been a long time in coming. It does provide a […]

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 – […]

Family Law Event a Great Success!

On November 1st, the Capital City GLBTA Democratic Caucus, in conjunction with FSU OUTlaw, hosted “The Modern Family: A Legal Seminar.” View pictures from the event on Facebook We’re thrilled to report that the event was a huge success!  Dozens of individuals from all walks of life, including students, legal professionals and committed partners, took part in […]

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 […]

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