Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

LGBTQ+ Dems Congratulate FDP Chair Manny Diaz and New Party Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 9, 2021 DELRAY BEACH FL – Today the Florida Democratic Party (FDP) elected a new chair and the following party leadership: Manny Diaz, Chair Judy Mount, Vice Chair Casmore Shaw, Secretary Francine Garcia, Treasurer Democratic National Committee Members Nadia Ahmad, Grace Carrington, Marcus Dixon, Samantha Hope Herring, Thomas Kennedy, Sanjay Patel, […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Call for Trump Cabinet to Invoke the 25th Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2021 DELRAY BEACH FL – Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement in response to Congress certifying the 2020 election results after supporters of President Trump took over the U.S. Capitol. “We’ve seen an historic 24 hours for our country: Congress certified Joe Biden and Kamala […]

Time to Renew Your Membership for 2021

TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP — AND RUN FOR OFFICE! The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus elects its leadership every two years. Elections for Caucus officers will be held at our Winter Membership Meeting on March 6, 2021. This will be a virtual meeting and more info will be coming to you soon about that. We […]

Caucus Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2020 DELRAY BEACH FL – Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to honor the memory of those who lost their lives to anti-transgender prejudice. According to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), at least 37 transgender people are known to have been murdered in the United States in 2020 – […]

Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus on President-Elect Biden’s Victory

November 7, 2020 Delray Beach — Stephen Gaskill, President of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement on the confirmation that Joe Biden has become President-Elect of the United States: “At last, we have confirmation of what we’ve known since Election Day: Joe Biden is the President-Elect of the United States. Once again, […]

Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus Statement on Election Results

November 4, 2020 Delray Beach, FL — Stephen Gaskill, president of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement on the results of the 2020 General Election: “Florida is heartbreaking. As the sun rises on the day after the election, a tough reality is that the time, effort, and money Democrats put in to […]

Today is ELECTION DAY! Get out and vote!

According to the Leon County Supervisor of Elections office, voter turnout in Leon County has already surpassed 60%! But the fight isn’t over until pro-equality Democratic candidates win! If you haven’t already voted, make sure you get out today and VOTE! Polling locations in Leon County will remain open until 7pm. If you are in line by 7pm, […]

Florida Democrats Launch “Drag Yourself to the Polls” Initiative to Encourage LGBTQ+ and Youth Voting

TALLAHASSEE — On Tuesday, The Florida Democratic Party announced that they are launching a “Drag Yourself to the Polls” Initiative with videos from drag queens to encourage Floridians to vote early, vote-by-mail, and vote for Democrats all the way down the ballot. The drag queens included are Brita Filter, LaGanja Estranja, Willam Belli, all of […]

National Coming OUT Days of Action

This year, Equality Florida Action PAC, the Human Rights Campaign, SAVE Action PAC, and the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus are partnering together to host a weekend of action to celebrate National Coming OUT Day. We are calling on our community to join us in supporting LGBTQ and pro-equality candidates who will fight for pro-equality policies […]

2020 Get Out the Vote

Our LGBTQ Vote Center with the Biden-Harris campaign is open in Wilton Manors! The LGBTQ Vote Center is a distribution point and information source for Democratic campaigns in Broward County, from the Biden-Harris presidential ticket through down-ballot races. If you’re in South Florida, make an appointment to swing by and find out how you can […]

A Chartered Chapter of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus