Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – According to the Human Rights Campaign, 2021 is the deadliest year on record for transgender and gender non-conforming people. Four transgender women have been killed in Florida so far this year: Alexus Braxton was killed on February 4 in Miami Keri Washington was killed on […]

Congratulations to our 2021 Endorsed Candidates

Congratulations to our endorsed candidates who won yesterday! We were proud to echo the endorsements of several of our local chapters: Miami-Dade LGBTA Democrats, Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County, and Rainbow Democrats. In Miami-Dade county, Dan Gelber was overwhelmingly reelected Mayor of Miami Beach. Raquel Pacheco is heading to the runoff for Miami Beach Commissioner, […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Slam Anti-LGBTQ+ Attacks on Broward School Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – The right-wing smear machine is in full swing against Broward School Board Member Sarah Leonardi for organizing a field trip to a Wilton Manors restaurant so school kids could learn how a restaurant operates. Energized by the Fox News right-wing echo chamber, this manufactured controversy […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Endorse in Miami-Dade & Orange County Races

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 19, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus is announcing its endorsed candidates for the 2021 municipal elections in Miami-Dade and Orange counties. After a careful review of the candidates, our local chapters, the Miami-Dade LGBTA Democratic Caucus and Rainbow Democrats, made the following endorsements that the […]

Is Florida next about Texas abortion ban proceeds?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2021 DELRAY BEACH, FL – On a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block a new Texas law that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the ruling: “Floridians have a right to […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Applaud DeSantis Mask Mandate Ban Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2021 TALLAHSSSEE, FL – Leon County’s 2nd Judicial Circuit Court Judge John Cooper ruled against Governor DeSantis’ ban on mask mandates today. The judge said, “I have heard significant evidence concerning the medical and scientific basis for face mask policies and I conclude this evidence demonstrates that face mask policies […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Congratulate Ken Welch on Election Night

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2021 ST. PETERSBURG, FL – After St. Petersburg’s August 24 Primary Election, three of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus’ endorsed candidates have advanced to the November 2 General Election: • Mayor – Ken Welch • City Council District 1 – Copley Gerdes • City Council District 8 – Richie Floyd […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Endorse St. Petersburg Municipal Candidates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 12, 2021 ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Today the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus is announcing its endorsed candidates for the 2021 municipal elections in St. Petersburg. After a careful review of the candidates, our local chapter, Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County, made the following endorsements that the Caucus is echoing: August 24 […]

Crist, Fried, Levine Cava, Taddeo, Pizzo, Trantalis, Diaz at 2021 Summer Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2021 CHARLIE CRIST, NIKKI FRIED, DANIELLA LEVINE CAVA, ANNETTE TADDEO, JASON PIZZO, DEAN TRANTALIS, AND MANNY DIAZ ARE FEATURED SPEAKERS AT LET’S GET LOUD: THE SUMMER CONFERENCE OF THE FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS August 6-8 in Miami, featuring local and statewide candidates and elected officials — Stringent Covid Protocols in […]

Let’s Get Loud: 2021 Summer Conference

CHARLIE CRIST, NIKKI FRIED, DANIELLA LEVINE CAVA, ANNETTE TADDEO, JASON PIZZO, DEAN TRANTALIS, AND MANNY DIAZ ARE FEATURED SPEAKERS AT LET’S GET LOUD: THE SUMMER CONFERENCE OF THE FLORIDA LGBTQ+ DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS Join us in person or virtually August 6-8 in Miami — Stringent Covid Protocols in Place Throughout the Weekend — Let’s Get Loud: The […]

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