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2019 Summer Membership Meeting and Leadership Dinner

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Democrats in Florida, presents its 2019 Summer Conference, July 19-21, at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. Caucus conferences bring together a wide range of politically active Democrats to hear from state, local and national elected officials and candidates, party officials, allied activists, and issue […]

LGBTA Democrats on House Passage of the Equality Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2019 STATEMENT OF FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE EQUALITY ACT DELRAY BEACH FL – Today, the US House of Representatives passed HR5, the Equality Act, to end discrimination of LGBTQ individuals. Stephen Gaskill, president of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement: “Even before the Stonewall Riots […]

April Regional Reports

It’s been another exciting month for our caucus chapters around the state!
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Florida LGBT Democrats Applaud Jane Castor’s Historic Victory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS APPLAUDS JANE CASTOR’S HISTORIC VICTORY IN TAMPA TAMPA FL – The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians to the Florida Democratic Party (FDP). Tonight, Jane Castor made history when she became the first openly-LGBTQ person to be elected Mayor of Tampa. The […]

State of Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus on the Transgender Military Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2019 STATEMENT OF FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ON THE TRANSGENDER MILITARY BAN DELRAY BEACH FL – Today, the Trump administration’s policy banning transgender service members goes into effect. The controversial regulation prevents transgender military personnel from serving openly and blocks the use of Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security funds for transition […]

Caucus Calls on Vero Beach-Based Piper Aircraft to Denounce Brunei

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2019   CONTACT: Phil Perry, Communications Director 954.298.5515 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CALLS ON VERO BEACH-BASED PIPER AIRCRAFT TO DENOUNCE BRUNEI’S BARBARIC POLICY TO STONE LGBT PEOPLE TO DEATH VERO BEACH FL – The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians to the Florida Democratic Party (FDP). Since […]

Leadership Blue

Gala dinner tickets are $180 each. Purchase your ticket(s) today to sit at the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus table. Hotel rooms can booked online be booked by calling Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club at (407) 939-4686. Leadership Blue 2019 convenes over 2,000 grassroots activists, elected officials, and major donors. The weekend is packed with trainings, meetings, […]

Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Elects New Leaders

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians to the Florida Democratic Party (FDP), elected new leadership at its Winter Conference in Jacksonville, Moving Forward Together, this past weekend. Stephen Gaskill of Delray Beach is the new Caucus President. A veteran of Florida and national politics, Gaskill is an independent communications […]

2019 Lobby Days

Caucus Lobby Days are coming — and we want you! Join the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus for our 2019 Lobby Days in Tallahassee. There is much on the agenda, and as always equality is at stake. With new leadership in Tallahassee it’s imperative that we make our voices heard. We have two intensive days of […]

We’re joining the fight for MEDICAID EXPANSION in Florida!

The Affordable Care Act gave states the opportunity to expand Medicaid to low-income adults and families — with the federal government footing most of the cost. Today, 34 states have opted to take this deal and have covered over 17 million Americans. Unfortunately, Florida has not. We’re joining the campaign to take the question directly […]

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