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Watch Live: 2021 Winter Conference

TOMORROW: Nikki Fried, Stephanie Murphy, Manny Diaz, and more at LGBTQ Dems Virtual Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 5, 2021 Virtual Conference to be held on March 6 from 10:30am ET – 1pm ET DELRAY BEACH, FL – The 2021 Winter Conference brings together LGBTQ+ activists and allies from around Florida; federal, state and local elected officials; Democratic Party officials; and subject matter experts to bring together the LGBTQ+ community […]

Virtual Meeting with Leon County Commissioner Carolyn Cummings

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring one of Leon County’s newest commissioners, Carolyn Cummings! Log on to Zoom and join us to hear more about Carolyn’s perspectives on issues important to residents of Leon County. We’ll also be hearing from Eddie De La Vega, Director of Veteran Outreach for the […]

Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus Celebrates Passage of the Equality Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2021 DELRAY BEACH FL – Today, the US House of Representatives passed The Equality Act by a vote of 224 to 206. This landmark bipartisan legislation would add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected categories in a number of civil rights laws and ensure equality for LGBTQ+ Americans. Stephen […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Welcome Reintroduction of the Equality Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 18, 2021 DELRAY BEACH FL – The Equality Act was reintroduced in the US House of Representatives this afternoon. The landmark bipartisan legislation would add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected categories in a number of civil rights laws, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act, and […]

Save the Date: 2021 Winter Conference

March 6, 2021 | 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM ET | Virtual Event Our 2021 Winter Conference is right around the corner and it will be a fully virtual event. Be on the lookout for more info on our lineup of exciting speakers and panels that will get us ready to support President Biden’s pro-equality […]

Virtual Meeting with Commissioner Brian Welch

Join the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus for a Virtual Meeting featuring one of Leon County’s newest Commissioners, Brian Welch! Log on to Zoom and join us to hear more about Brian’s perspectives on issues important to residents of Leon County. The event will stream live on Zoom on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, beginning at 6:30pm, […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Celebrate Florida Commission on Human Relations Victory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2021 DELRAY BEACH FL – The Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR) has announced its intent to investigate claims of anti-LGBTQ discrimination in accordance with the Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County. Stephen Gaskill, president of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement: “Discrimination on the […]

Congratulations to Our Newly Elected Directors!

On January 23-24, our members in nine regions across the state met virtually to elect a Regional Director, a Deputy Director, and an Alternate Director. Congratulations to our newly elected directors!   Region 1: Regional Director: Jeff Nall, Escambia Deputy Director: Mark Gillman, Escambia   Region 2: Regional Director: Joshua Hicks, Duval Deputy Director: Clifton […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Celebrate Transgender Military Ban Reversal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2021 DELRAY BEACH FL – The Biden administration announced today that it has reversed Donald Trump’s transgender military ban. This action comes after Biden’s day one executive order implementing the historic Bostock v. Clayton County ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Justice Department revoking a last-minute, anti-LGBTQ Trump […]

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