Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

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. […]

July Meeting with Mark Earley

The July meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will feature Leon County Supervisor of Elections Mark Early as guest speaker. Supervisor Earley will be speaking about the implementation of Amendment 4 (voters rights) in Florida and the impact recent legislation has had on that process. This meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will […]

LGBTA Dems Announce Castor, Crist, Fried as Summer Conference Speakers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2019 U.S. REPRESENTATIVE CHARLIE CRIST, AG COMMISSIONER NIKKI FRIED & TAMPA MAYOR JANE CASTOR TO ADDRESS SUMMER CONFERENCE U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, State Rep. Jennifer Webb, FDP Executive Director Juan Penalosa, Other Elected Officials and Democratic Leaders Slated Throughout the Conference Weekend Defining and Defending Our LGBTQ Future July 19-21, […]

Commissioner Nikki Fried to Keynote Summer Leadership Dinner

US Rep. Kathy Castor, State Rep. Jennifer Webb, Other Elected Officials and Democratic Leaders Slated Throughout the Conference Weekend Defining and Defending Our LGBTQ Future  July 19-21, Tampa TAMPA – Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Nikki Fried, Florida’s only statewide elected Democrat, will deliver the Florida Keynote Address at the Leadership Dinner of the Florida LGBTA Democratic […]

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