Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

Al Jacquet apologizes after using anti-gay slur

Jacquet used the slur against Lake Worth Beach Commissioner Omari Hardy. By Ryan Nicol, Florida Politics In a video posted to his personal Facebook page Friday, Rep. Al Jacquet uses a common Caribbean anti-gay slur directed at one of his 2020 primary opponents. With criticism mounting after a Florida Politics report on those comments, Jacquet apologized late Tuesday. Toward […]

Joe Biden Leads Survey of Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Activists on Presidential Race

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2020 JOE BIDEN LEADS SURVEY OF FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC ACTIVISTS ON THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE 84% Support Biden, 7% Support Sanders ORLANDO, FL – At All in to Win in 2020: The Winter Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, a survey of caucus membership was conducted on the presidential race. Joe Biden received […]

2020 Winter Conference Leadership Dinner

The highlight of the 2020 Winter Conference, our Leadership Dinner, will be held March 7 at 7:30 PM at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside Hotel (7499 Augusta National Drive, Orlando, FL 32822). House Impeachment Manager and U.S. Representative Val Demings will deliver the Congressional Keynote at the Leadership Dinner. We’re also excited to hear from […]

Dr. Jill Biden to speak at the Leadership Dinner

Dr. Jill Biden will speak at our Leadership Dinner on behalf of the Joe Biden campaign.

Raquel Willis will represent Elizabeth Warren at the Winter Conference

Our Leadership Dinner speakers will include Executive Editor of Out Magazine and founder of Black Trans Circles Raquel Willis representing the Elizabeth Warren campaign!

Bernie Sanders surrogate Cynthia Nixon speaking at our Winter Conference

We’re excited to announce that former actress, previous New York gubernatorial candidate, and Senator Bernie Sanders supporter Cynthia Nixon will address the lunch session of our Winter Conference, All In to Win In 2020!

LGBTQ Dems Mourn the Loss of Mayor Justin Flippen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2020 FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS MOURNS THE LOSS OF MAYOR JUSTIN FLIPPEN WILTON MANORS, FL – Mayor Justin Flippen suffered a major heart attack and died this evening. He was a city commissioner and mayor in Wilton Manors, serving as mayor of Florida’s first-LGBTQ city commission. He was a past president of the […]

Val Demings Addressing Our 2020 Leadership Dinner

We’re excited to announce that House Impeachment Manager and US Representative Val Demings will provide the Congressional Keynote Address at the Leadership Dinner at our Winter Conference, All In to Win In 2020! Rep. Demings is a strong LGBTQ advocate who has served Florida’s 10th District since 2017 and was the Orlando Police Chief prior […]

Statement on Rep. Al Jacquet’s Use of Anti-Gay Slur

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2020 STATEMENT OF FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ON REP. AL JACQUET’S USE OF AN ANTI-GAY SLUR TALLAHASSEE, FL – State Rep. Al Jacquet (district 88) posted a video on Facebook in which he used an anti-gay slur to describe his opponent. Stephen Gaskill, president of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement: “State […]

All In to Win In 2020 Program

All In to Win In 2020 Winter Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus Program Update #1 Our Winter Conference, All In to Win In 2020, is just around the corner! We’re excited to meet March 6-8 in Orlando! Following is our Program Update #1 and important registration information: HOTEL: Our hotel reservation block has been extended […]

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