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FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS  STATEMENT ON PULSE ANNIVERSARY   Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the anniversary of the massacre at Pulse Nightclub: “Three years ago a man filled with hate decimated our community. His rage tore through Orlando’s LGBTQ safe space at Pulse, and left a lasting scar […]

Capital Equality: LGBTQ Legislative Recap and Social

Equality Florida’s Public Policy Director, Jon Harris Maurer, returns to give Capital Equality members a recap of this year’s Legislative Session, including an update on the Florida Competitive Workforce Act and other initiatives important to our community. This meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 6:30pm, […]

Florida LGBTA Democrats Statement on Pride Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS  STATEMENT ON PRIDE MONTH   FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement regarding Pride Month: “Since Stonewall in June 1969, the LGBTQ community has remained steadfast in steering toward our goal of full equality. We have made tremendous progress here […]

Florida LGBTA Democrats Call on State Rep. Mike Hill to Resign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS  CALLS ON STATE REPRESENTATIVE MIKE HILL TO IMMEDIATELY RESIGN   FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Today we learned that State Representative Mike Hill (FL-01) laughed at a town hall when a constituent suggested he introduce legislation that calls for gay people to be executed. Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President Stephen […]

Florida LGBTA Democrats Statement on House Impeachment Proceedings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CALLS ON THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO BEGIN IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP DELRAY BEACH FL — Independent Counsel Robert Mueller today spoke about his investigation into President Trump and Russian involvement in the 2016 election, and made clear Justice Department rules prohibited him from charging […]

May Regional Reports

Wondering what’s happening with our chapters around the state? Read on:
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2019 Summer Membership Meeting and Leadership Dinner

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Democrats in Florida, presents its 2019 Summer Conference, July 19-21, at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. Caucus conferences bring together a wide range of politically active Democrats to hear from state, local and national elected officials and candidates, party officials, allied activists, and issue […]

LGBTA Democrats on House Passage of the Equality Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2019 STATEMENT OF FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE EQUALITY ACT DELRAY BEACH FL – Today, the US House of Representatives passed HR5, the Equality Act, to end discrimination of LGBTQ individuals. Stephen Gaskill, president of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement: “Even before the Stonewall Riots […]

April Regional Reports

It’s been another exciting month for our caucus chapters around the state!
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Florida LGBT Democrats Applaud Jane Castor’s Historic Victory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS APPLAUDS JANE CASTOR’S HISTORIC VICTORY IN TAMPA TAMPA FL – The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians to the Florida Democratic Party (FDP). Tonight, Jane Castor made history when she became the first openly-LGBTQ person to be elected Mayor of Tampa. The […]

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