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STATEMENT OF FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ON RICK SCOTT’S SENATE CAMPAIGN

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, an arm of the Florida Democratic Party representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Democrats, issued the following statement from President Terry Fleming on Rick Scott entering the US Senate race against Senator Bill Nelson: “Despite his disastrous tenure as governor of Florida, Rick Scott wants a promotion to the US […]

2018 Winter Membership Meeting and Leadership Dinner

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Democrats in Florida, presents its 2018 Winter Conference, March 9 through 11, at the Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport at Town Center. Caucus conferences bring together a wide range of politically active Democrats to hear from state, local and national elected officials and candidates, […]

LGBTA Democratic Caucus Announces Legislative Report Card

Today, the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus unveiled our priorities for the 2018 Legislative Session, and announced we would provide letter grades to lawmakers. It’s the first time the Caucus is tracking legislative activity and rating lawmakers on their support of bills in the legislative process. Too many elected officials in the Legislature spend time advancing […]

PRESIDENT TRUMP: STRAIGHT, WHITE MEN ONLY

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus issued the following statement from President Terry Fleming: “There can be no more pretense: President Trump is racist. In both words and actions, he’s made clear where he stands on the issues of diversity and equality. He’s against them. “His latest incendiary, divisive outburst is just one more example, and […]

2018 Lobby Days

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus will be hosting the 3rd Annual Lobby Days event in Tallahassee on January 29-30, 2018! Join LGBT and supportive leaders and activists from across the state as we work to defeat a number of discriminatory bills while encouraging support for a statewide non-discrimination policy. Monday, January 29th Lobby Days Training/Lobbying […]

2018 Lobby Days

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus will be hosting the 3rd Annual Lobby Days event in Tallahassee on January 29-30, 2018! Join LGBT and supportive leaders and activists from across the state as we work to defeat a number of discriminatory bills while encouraging support for a statewide non-discrimination policy. Monday, January 29th Lobby Days Training/Lobbying […]

Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Lobby Days

January 29-30, 2018

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus invites you to participate with us in our upcoming Lobby Days. Event registration can be found here.  Additional information, such as agenda and hotel, will be provided soon! We look forward to …

LGBTA Democratic Caucus Statement on World AIDS Day

Today we commemorate those who have lost their lives to AIDS, a disease that knows no geographic or demographic boundaries. AIDS impacts every community around the globe in some way or another, and we remain optimistic that life-saving drugs are getting to those who need them, even in the most remote corners of the world. […]

Phone Bank for Rick Kriseman for Mayor & Annette Taddeo for State Senate

This month the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus endorsed two candidates: Rick Kriseman for St. Petersburg Mayor Annette Taddeo for State Senate 40 We encourage Caucus members, allies and supporters across the state to help elect these candidates. Below are links where you can go to phone banking to help these strong Democrats. Annette Taddeo https://www.openvpb.com/vpb_bycode/426D22M-6353 […]

FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS UNANIMOUSLY PASSES RESOLUTION CALLING ON CONGRESSIONAL CENSURE OF PRESIDENT TRUMP

The membership of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, meeting in Tallahassee for its Summer Conference, adopted a resolution calling on Congress to censure President Trump for his anti-lgbt actions, his erratic and destabilizing rhetoric, and his support for white supremacist groups. “If anyone had any doubt before, events of the past week have made clear […]

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