Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

Rep. Val Demings, Nadine Smith at Winter Conference

REP. VAL DEMINGS, NADINE SMITH SPEAKING AT SATURDAY COCKTAIL RECEPTION OF OUR WINTER CONFERENCE Equality Florida’s Nadine Smith to Receive Caucus’ Lifetime Leadership Award Sen. Annette Taddeo, Commissioner Ken Russell, Rep. Michele Rayner Speaking at Conference Turn It Up, Turn It Out! The 2022 Winter Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus at the Hilton […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Endorse in Broward County Special Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 30, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus is announcing its endorsements for the upcoming Broward County special elections on January 11. After a careful review of the candidates, our local chapter, the Dolphin Democrats, has endorsed Dr. Rosalind Osgood for the Florida State Senate, District 33. […]

2022 Winter Conference: Turn It Up, Turn It Out!

Are you ready, Florida — Turn It Up, Turn It Out! It’s the 2022 Winter Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, February 11-13! We’re gearing up to fight like hell for Florida, and our Winter Conference will get you charged up like nothing else. You know what […]

Virtual Meeting with Senator Annette Taddeo

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring Senator Annette Taddeo, candidate for Florida Governor. Log on to Zoom and join us to learn more about Senator Taddeo’s priorities and vision for Florida. The event will stream live on Zoom on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, beginning at 6:30pm, and is open to […]

Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – According to the Human Rights Campaign, 2021 is the deadliest year on record for transgender and gender non-conforming people. Four transgender women have been killed in Florida so far this year: Alexus Braxton was killed on February 4 in Miami Keri Washington was killed on […]

Congratulations to our 2021 Endorsed Candidates

Congratulations to our endorsed candidates who won yesterday! We were proud to echo the endorsements of several of our local chapters: Miami-Dade LGBTA Democrats, Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County, and Rainbow Democrats. In Miami-Dade county, Dan Gelber was overwhelmingly reelected Mayor of Miami Beach. Raquel Pacheco is heading to the runoff for Miami Beach Commissioner, […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Slam Anti-LGBTQ+ Attacks on Broward School Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – The right-wing smear machine is in full swing against Broward School Board Member Sarah Leonardi for organizing a field trip to a Wilton Manors restaurant so school kids could learn how a restaurant operates. Energized by the Fox News right-wing echo chamber, this manufactured controversy […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Endorse in Miami-Dade & Orange County Races

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 19, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus is announcing its endorsed candidates for the 2021 municipal elections in Miami-Dade and Orange counties. After a careful review of the candidates, our local chapters, the Miami-Dade LGBTA Democratic Caucus and Rainbow Democrats, made the following endorsements that the […]

Is Florida next about Texas abortion ban proceeds?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – On a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block a new Texas law that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the ruling: “Floridians have a right to […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Applaud DeSantis Mask Mandate Ban Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2021 TALLAHSSSEE, FL – Leon County’s 2nd Judicial Circuit Court Judge John Cooper ruled against Governor DeSantis’ ban on mask mandates today. The judge said, “I have heard significant evidence concerning the medical and scientific basis for face mask policies and I conclude this evidence demonstrates that face mask policies […]

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