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Is Florida next about Texas abortion ban proceeds?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – On a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block a new Texas law that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the ruling: “Floridians have a right to […]

Virtual Meeting with Equality Florida's Jimmy Midyette

Virtual Meeting with Equality Florida’s Jimmy Midyette

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring Equality Florida’s newly appointed North Florida Development Officer, Jimmy Midyette. Jimmy serves as a North Florida point of contact for the statewide advocacy organization. He’ll be sharing information about upcoming events and ways that you can get more involved in the fight for equality. […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Applaud DeSantis Mask Mandate Ban Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2021 TALLAHSSSEE, FL – Leon County’s 2nd Judicial Circuit Court Judge John Cooper ruled against Governor DeSantis’ ban on mask mandates today. The judge said, “I have heard significant evidence concerning the medical and scientific basis for face mask policies and I conclude this evidence demonstrates that face mask policies […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Congratulate Ken Welch on Election Night

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2021 ST. PETERSBURG, FL – After St. Petersburg’s August 24 Primary Election, three of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus’ endorsed candidates have advanced to the November 2 General Election: • Mayor – Ken Welch • City Council District 1 – Copley Gerdes • City Council District 8 – Richie Floyd […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Endorse St. Petersburg Municipal Candidates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 12, 2021 ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Today the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus is announcing its endorsed candidates for the 2021 municipal elections in St. Petersburg. After a careful review of the candidates, our local chapter, Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County, made the following endorsements that the Caucus is echoing: August 24 […]

Membership Meeting with Capital Tea Transgender Support Organization

Virtual Meeting with Capital Tea, Transgender Support Organization

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring representatives from Capital Tea, Tallahassee’s local transgender and queer community support organization. Log on to Zoom and join us to hear more about the important work this organization is doing in our community, and what you can do to get involved and help them […]

Crist, Fried, Levine Cava, Taddeo, Pizzo, Trantalis, Diaz at 2021 Summer Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2021 CHARLIE CRIST, NIKKI FRIED, DANIELLA LEVINE CAVA, ANNETTE TADDEO, JASON PIZZO, DEAN TRANTALIS, AND MANNY DIAZ ARE FEATURED SPEAKERS AT LET’S GET LOUD: THE SUMMER CONFERENCE OF THE FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS August 6-8 in Miami, featuring local and statewide candidates and elected officials — Stringent Covid Protocols in […]

Let’s Get Loud: 2021 Summer Conference

CHARLIE CRIST, NIKKI FRIED, DANIELLA LEVINE CAVA, ANNETTE TADDEO, JASON PIZZO, DEAN TRANTALIS, AND MANNY DIAZ ARE FEATURED SPEAKERS AT LET’S GET LOUD: THE SUMMER CONFERENCE OF THE FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS Join us in person or virtually August 6-8 in Miami — Stringent Covid Protocols in Place Throughout the Weekend — Let’s Get Loud: The […]

Statement on Pulse Remembrance Day, Five Years Later

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2021 ORLANDO, FL – On this day five years ago, 49 people were killed and 53 were injured at Pulse Nightclub in one of the worst mass shootings and deadliest attacks on LGBTQ+ people in the United States. Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement for […]

Virtual Meeting with Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring one of Tallahassee’s city commissioners, Dianne Williams-Cox! Log on to Zoom and join us to hear more about Dianne’s perspectives on issues important to residents of Tallahassee. Dianne will also discuss the recent launch of her campaign for re-election. The event will stream live […]

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