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LGBTQ+ Democrats Proudly Endorse Charlie Crist for Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2022 WILTON MANORS, FL – Today, alongside Equality Florida Action PAC, Human Rights Campaign PAC, and SAVE Action PAC, the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus has […]

Congratulations to Our Endorsed Candidates!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2022 DELRAY BEACH — The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus congratulates its endorsed candidates who won their primaries yesterday. The Caucus endorsed in specific races, and echoed several endorsements that came from our chapters. Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement: “Florida Democrats are on the offensive this cycle. We’re […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Statement on State Attorney Andrew Warren

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2022 ANDREW WARREN WAS SUSPENDED FOR HIS SUPPORT OF TRANSGENDER FLORIDIANS TAMPA — Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren was suspended by Governor Ron DeSantis for his support of transgender Floridians, and his support for abortion rights. Exhibit A of the executive order suspending Warren is a joint statement he […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Endorse Val Demings, Aramis Ayala, Ryan Morales, Annette Taddeo, Maxwell Alejandro Frost

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2022 Nikki Fried Receives 65% of Vote for Gubernatorial Endorsement, Does Not Reach Threshold for Official Endorsement FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – At Without You We Lose, the 2022 Summer Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, and on the same weekend of the Florida Republican Sunshine Summit across the county, […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Announce First Endorsements for 2022 Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2022 DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus is announcing its first round of endorsements for the 2022 election. After a careful review of statements, support, and records, the Caucus membership voted to make the following endorsements: Congressional Incumbents • Rep. Al Lawson – District 2 • […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Rally Against Moms for Liberty National Convention in Tampa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2022 Convention features homophobic and transphobic far-right elected officials and speakers preaching hate and bigotry TAMPA, FL – Florida’s LGBTQ+ Democrats, elected officials and candidates will rally in opposition to the national convention of Moms for Liberty in Tampa on Friday, July 15 at 4pm. The Moms for Liberty convention […]

CD-23 Forum Hosted by LGBTQ+ Democrats on Wednesday, July 6 in Wilton Manors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 5, 2022 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus and its Broward and Palm Beach County chapters, the Dolphin Democrats and Rusty Gordon LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus of Palm Beach County, will host a candidate forum for Congressional District 23 on Wednesday, July 6 at 7pm. The forum will be […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Statement on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2022 DELRAY BEACH, FL – The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and turn back the Constitutional guarantee of a right to privacy has galvanized the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus. Several of our key leaders provided statements: Robin Witt, Vice President of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus; […]

Apply for a Candidate Endorsement

The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus and its county chapters endorse in all levels of government from President to School Board.  Candidates may submit a request for endorsement after the qualifying period is complete. Candidates for federal and statewide office may apply to the state caucus for endorsement. 2022 Candidate Questionnaire Candidates for state legislature as […]

2022 Summer Conference: Without You We Lose!

SUMMARY | PROGRAM & SPEAKERS | REGISTRATION | SPONSORSHIPS | HOTEL RESERVATIONS Without You We Lose Highlights the Stakes in the 2022 Election Rep. Charlie Crist, Commissioner Nikki Fried, Rep. Val Demings, Sen. Lauren Book, Rep. Shelia Cherfilus-McCormick Scheduled to Appear Rep. Stephanie Murphy to Receive the Congressional Leadership Award for Her Work on the […]

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