Archive for the ‘News’ Category

LGBTQ+ Democrats Statement on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2022 DELRAY BEACH, FL – The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and turn back the Constitutional guarantee of a right to privacy has galvanized the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus. Several of our key leaders provided statements: Robin Witt, Vice President of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus; […]

June Virtual Meeting with Local Candidates Rudolph Ferguson, Sr., and Marcus Nicolas

Our June meeting has a special date due to some conflicts and a community calendar packed with fun ways to celebrate PRIDE! Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring Rudolph Ferguson, Sr., candidate for Leon County Commission At-Large Group 2, and Marcus Nicolas, candidate for Leon County School Board District 5. […]

Apply for a Candidate Endorsement

The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus and its county chapters endorse in all levels of government from President to School Board.  Candidates may submit a request for endorsement after the qualifying period is complete. Candidates for federal and statewide office may apply to the state caucus for endorsement. 2022 Candidate Questionnaire Candidates for state legislature as […]

2022 Summer Conference: Without You We Lose!

The 2022 Summer Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus at The Westin Fort Lauderdale is coming soon! “Without You We Lose!” runs Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24. The in-person event with a virtual livestream option brings together activists, allies, advocates, candidates, elected officials and policymakers for a weekend of planning to turn Florida blue in […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Statement on Bans Off Our Bodies Rallies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2022 DELRAY BEACH, FL – Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the “Bans Off Our Bodies” rallies happening across Florida and around the country on May 14: “Today, Floridians across the state will make their voices heard in support of the right for women to make their […]

May Virtual Meeting with Local Candidates Caroline Klancke and Shelby Green

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring Caroline Klancke, candidate for Leon County Commission District 5, and Shelby Green, candidate for Tallahassee City Commission Seat 5. Log on to Zoom and join us to learn more about these local candidates. The event will stream live on Zoom on Wednesday, May 11, […]

April Virtual Meeting with Local Candidates David O’Keefe and Adner Marcelin

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring David O’Keefe, candidate for Leon County Commission District 5, and Adner Marcelin, candidate for Tallahassee City Commission Seat 5. Log on to Zoom and join us to learn more about these local candidates. The event will stream live on Zoom on Wednesday, April 13, […]

Ron DeSantis’ Shameful Bigotry is on Full Display with Signing of Heinous Don’t Say Gay Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2022 SPRING HILL, FL – Ron DeSantis rushed to sign the heinous Don’t Say Gay bill (HB 1557) today at Classical Preparatory School in Spring Hill, even though the Florida legislature had not even sent over the legislation as of last night. Adding insult to injury, DeSantis chose to sign […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Thank the Democratic Party Community for its Commitment to Equality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2022 Florida Democratic Party Announces New Arrangements for Leadership Blue Weekend ORLANDO, FL – Tonight, the Florida Democratic Party announced that it will seek new arrangements for its annual fundraising gala and organizing event. Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the Leadership Blue announcement: “Thank you to […]

Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus Will Skip the 2022 Leadership Blue Weekend

For Immediate Release: March 22, 2022 Florida Democratic Party Schedules Annual Fundraising Event at a Disney Property During Pride Month ORLANDO, FL – Just weeks after the Don’t Say Gay bill passed, the Florida Democratic Party announced yesterday that Leadership Blue, its annual fundraising gala and party organizing event, will be held at Disney’s Coronado […]

A Chartered Chapter of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus