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Capital Equality: Leon County Public Defender Candidates

Both Democratic candidates filed to run in the 2020 race for Leon County Public Defender have been invited to speak during Capital Equality’s upcoming membership meeting on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Incumbent Andy Thomas and challenger Jessica Yeary have both confirmed their plans to attend. This meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be […]

Caucus Statement on the Anti-LGBTQ Legislation Proposed by Republican Lawmakers in Tallahassee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2020 FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS STATEMENT ON THE ANTI-LGBTQ LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS IN TALLAHASSEE DELRAY BEACH FL – Republican legislators in Tallahassee have filed several draconian anti-LGBTQ bills to be considered this session. Press reports indicate that HB 1365 would make it a felony for doctors to change the sex […]

Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus Lobby Days: February 18 & 19

Caucus Lobby Days are coming — and we want YOU! Join the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus for our 2020 Lobby Days in Tallahassee. There is much on the agenda, and as always equality is at stake. It is imperative that we make our voices heard. We have two packed days of meetings with elected officials […]

All In to Win In 2020 – Attend our Winter Conference

We’re All In to Win In 2020 — it’s the Winter Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus! Join us March 6-8 at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside Hotel for the kickoff to the Florida 2020 election season. As always, the Winter Conference will feature elected officials and candidates, Democratic Party officials, subject matter experts […]

Capital Equality: City Commission Seat 1 Democratic Candidates

Democratic candidates filed to run in the 2020 race for Tallahassee City Commission, Seat 1, have been invited to speak during Capital Equality’s upcoming membership meeting on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. This meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held at 6:30pm at the Leon County Public Library, Program Room A, in downtown […]

Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus Supports Impeachment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2019 DELRAY BEACH FL – The US House of Representatives today approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump. The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus has twice called for the impeachment of the president: in light of the numerous instances of obstruction of justice outlined in the Mueller Report, and as the […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Energized for Tonight’s Debate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ORGANIZES AROUND TONIGHT’S DEBATE DELRAY BEACH FL – At 9 p.m. tonight, MSNBC and The Washington Post are hosting the November Democratic Presidential debate with 10 candidates participating. Chapters of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus are hosting and participating in watch parties across the state (listed below) to […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CELEBRATES THE LIVES OF TRANSGENDER FLORIDIANS LOST TO SENSELESS VIOLENCE DELRAY BEACH FL – Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to honor the memory of those who lost their lives from anti-transgender prejudice. According to a new Human Rights Campaign report, 22 transgender people […]

Candlelight Vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today we join members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies all over the world to remember and honor the lives lost to anti-transgender violence. Capital Tea, a local organization providing support and resources for the transgender community, will be hosting a Candlelight Vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance tonight beginning at 6pm in Cascades Park in Downtown […]

Watch Wednesday’s Democratic Presidential Debate in Tallahassee

The fifth Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 election will be held on Wednesday, November 20, in Atlanta, GA! You can join fellow Democrats for a DEBATE WATCH PARTY in Tallahassee at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, 1208 Capital Circle SE, beginning at 8:30pm. The ten candidates appearing at the debate include: Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey Rep. Tulsi Gabbard […]

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