Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

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 […]

Honoring Our LGBTQ+ Veterans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ASKS FLORIDIANS TO HONOR OUR LGBTQ VETERANS Stephen Gaskill, president of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement on Veterans Day: “As we honor those who served our country, we must pay special thanks to our LGBTQ veterans who served with distinction, and […]

Coming out with our new name!

Today is the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day, a time to celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer. Coming out to family, friends and coworkers is how we’ve changed hearts and minds, and it’s how we’ve moved America closer and closer to full equality. This weekend, we are taking part […]

LGBTQ+ Dem Watch Parties for CNN Town Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2019   FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ORGANIZES AROUND HISTORIC TOWN HALL ON LGBTQ ISSUES DELRAY BEACH FL – At 7 p.m. tonight, CNN is hosting the first ever town hall with presidential candidates that is dedicated to LGBTQ+ equality. Chapters of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus are hosting and participating in […]

Capital Equality: Postcards & Pints

Capital Equality is proud to host Postcards & Pints on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 6:30pm at The Bark, located at 507 All Saints Street in downtown Tallahassee. We’ll be writing postcards to statewide elected officials to encourage their support of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment funding and for the Florida Competitive Workforce Act, while enjoying […]

FL LGBTQ Dems React to Supreme Court Workplace Discrimination Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2019   UNCERTAINTY OF SUPREME COURT CASES SHOWS WHY LGBTQ FLORIDIANS AND ALLIES MUST KEEP FIGHTING FOR EQUALITY   DELRAY BEACH FL – Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear three cases that will determine whether or not LGBTQ Americans are protected in the workplace. These cases are especially important for […]

Florida Democratic Party 2019 State Convention

Are you going to the Florida Democratic Party State Convention? Join us at our caucus business meeting on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. to discuss our plans for 2020, hear from Democratic elected officials, and more! RSVP on Facebook to let us know you’re coming. The meeting room is TBD. We only […]

FL LGBTQ Dems Call for Immediate Impeachment Proceedings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS RENEWS ITS CALL FOR IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP DELRAY BEACH FL – In May, the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus called on the U.S. House to begin impeachment proceedings to hold President Trump accountable for the findings of Independent Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Over the past week, we […]

How to Help the Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian

MONETARY DONATIONS American Red Cross National Association of the Bahamas Operation Helping Hands Beware of scams and fake charities. To check a charity’s status, use the Check-a-Charity tool, or call 800-HELP-FLA. DONATE SUPPLIES There are drop off locations for supplies active across the state. Below we have listed locations in Orange, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. […]

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