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2022 Summer Conference: Without You We Lose!

The 2022 Summer Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus at The Westin Fort Lauderdale is coming soon! “Without You We Lose!” runs Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24. The in-person event with a virtual livestream option brings together activists, allies, advocates, candidates, elected officials and policymakers for a weekend of planning to turn Florida blue in […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Statement on Bans Off Our Bodies Rallies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2022 DELRAY BEACH, FL – Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the “Bans Off Our Bodies” rallies happening across Florida and around the country on May 14: “Today, Floridians across the state will make their voices heard in support of the right for women to make their […]

May Virtual Meeting with Local Candidates Caroline Klancke and Shelby Green

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring Caroline Klancke, candidate for Leon County Commission District 5, and Shelby Green, candidate for Tallahassee City Commission Seat 5. Log on to Zoom and join us to learn more about these local candidates. The event will stream live on Zoom on Wednesday, May 11, […]

April Virtual Meeting with Local Candidates David O’Keefe and Adner Marcelin

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring David O’Keefe, candidate for Leon County Commission District 5, and Adner Marcelin, candidate for Tallahassee City Commission Seat 5. Log on to Zoom and join us to learn more about these local candidates. The event will stream live on Zoom on Wednesday, April 13, […]

Ron DeSantis’ Shameful Bigotry is on Full Display with Signing of Heinous Don’t Say Gay Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2022 SPRING HILL, FL – Ron DeSantis rushed to sign the heinous Don’t Say Gay bill (HB 1557) today at Classical Preparatory School in Spring Hill, even though the Florida legislature had not even sent over the legislation as of last night. Adding insult to injury, DeSantis chose to sign […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Thank the Democratic Party Community for its Commitment to Equality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2022 Florida Democratic Party Announces New Arrangements for Leadership Blue Weekend ORLANDO, FL – Tonight, the Florida Democratic Party announced that it will seek new arrangements for its annual fundraising gala and organizing event. Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the Leadership Blue announcement: “Thank you to […]

Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus Will Skip the 2022 Leadership Blue Weekend

For Immediate Release: March 22, 2022 Florida Democratic Party Schedules Annual Fundraising Event at a Disney Property During Pride Month ORLANDO, FL – Just weeks after the Don’t Say Gay bill passed, the Florida Democratic Party announced yesterday that Leadership Blue, its annual fundraising gala and party organizing event, will be held at Disney’s Coronado […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Statement on Senate Passage of “Don’t Say Gay”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2022 TALLAHASSEE, FL – On a 22-17 vote, the Florida Senate joined the Florida House in passing HB 1557, the dangerous “Don’t Say Gay” bill that blocks teachers from talking about LGBTQ issues or people and undermines existing protections for LGBTQ kids in schools. Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the […]

Capital Equality: Paula DeBoles-Johnson

February Virtual Meeting with Local Candidate Paula DeBoles-Johnson

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring Paula DeBoles-Johnson, candidate for Leon County Commission District 5. Log on to Zoom and join us to learn more about this local candidate. The event will stream live on Zoom on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, beginning at 6:30pm, and is open to all Democrats. […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Statement on “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Passage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 24, 2022 TALLAHASSEE, FL – On a 69-47 vote, the Florida House of Representatives has passed HB 1557, the dangerous “Don’t Say Gay” bill that blocks teachers from talking about LGBTQ issues or people and undermines existing protections for LGBTQ kids in schools. The Senate version (SB 1834) will be heard […]

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