Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

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 […]

It’s Election Day in House District 7!

If you’re a voter in Florida’s House District 7, today is Election Day! Democrat Ryan Terrell needs your vote to win! Ryan has been endorsed by Capital Equality and the Equality Florida Action PAC. Polls are open until 7pm this evening. For more information, including polling locations, visit LeonVotes.org. Phone bankers are needed all day today to help […]

Statement of LGBTA Democrats on Trump Reelection Kickoff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2019 Florida LGBTA Democrats Call Out President Trump’s Horrific Anti-LGBTQ Record Orlando, FL – Coming off the heels of a homophobic “Make America Straight Again” conference where an anti-LGBTQ pastor wished “every homo would die” and where event organizers prayed for violence, President Trump is kicking off his reelection campaign campaign tonight. Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President […]

CAUCUS STATEMENT ON PULSE ANNIVERSARY

FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS  STATEMENT ON PULSE ANNIVERSARY   Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the anniversary of the massacre at Pulse Nightclub: “Three years ago a man filled with hate decimated our community. His rage tore through Orlando’s LGBTQ safe space at Pulse, and left a lasting scar […]

Florida LGBTA Democrats Statement on Pride Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS  STATEMENT ON PRIDE MONTH   FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement regarding Pride Month: “Since Stonewall in June 1969, the LGBTQ community has remained steadfast in steering toward our goal of full equality. We have made tremendous progress here […]

Florida LGBTA Democrats Call on State Rep. Mike Hill to Resign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS  CALLS ON STATE REPRESENTATIVE MIKE HILL TO IMMEDIATELY RESIGN   FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Today we learned that State Representative Mike Hill (FL-01) laughed at a town hall when a constituent suggested he introduce legislation that calls for gay people to be executed. Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President Stephen […]

Florida LGBTA Democrats Statement on House Impeachment Proceedings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CALLS ON THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO BEGIN IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP DELRAY BEACH FL — Independent Counsel Robert Mueller today spoke about his investigation into President Trump and Russian involvement in the 2016 election, and made clear Justice Department rules prohibited him from charging […]

May Regional Reports

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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 […]

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