Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Chartered Chapter of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus