Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

LGBTQ+ Dems Statement on State Attorney Andrew Warren

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2022 ANDREW WARREN WAS SUSPENDED FOR HIS SUPPORT OF TRANSGENDER FLORIDIANS TAMPA — Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren was suspended by Governor Ron DeSantis for his support of transgender Floridians, and his support for abortion rights. Exhibit A of the executive order suspending Warren is a joint statement he […]

LGBTQ+ Dems Endorse Val Demings, Aramis Ayala, Ryan Morales, Annette Taddeo, Maxwell Alejandro Frost

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2022 Nikki Fried Receives 65% of Vote for Gubernatorial Endorsement, Does Not Reach Threshold for Official Endorsement FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – At Without You We Lose, the 2022 Summer Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, and on the same weekend of the Florida Republican Sunshine Summit across the county, […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Announce First Endorsements for 2022 Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2022 DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus is announcing its first round of endorsements for the 2022 election. After a careful review of statements, support, and records, the Caucus membership voted to make the following endorsements: Congressional Incumbents • Rep. Al Lawson – District 2 • […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Rally Against Moms for Liberty National Convention in Tampa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2022 Convention features homophobic and transphobic far-right elected officials and speakers preaching hate and bigotry TAMPA, FL – Florida’s LGBTQ+ Democrats, elected officials and candidates will rally in opposition to the national convention of Moms for Liberty in Tampa on Friday, July 15 at 4pm. The Moms for Liberty convention […]

CD-23 Forum Hosted by LGBTQ+ Democrats on Wednesday, July 6 in Wilton Manors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 5, 2022 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus and its Broward and Palm Beach County chapters, the Dolphin Democrats and Rusty Gordon LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus of Palm Beach County, will host a candidate forum for Congressional District 23 on Wednesday, July 6 at 7pm. The forum will be […]

LGBTQ+ Democrats Statement on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2022 DELRAY BEACH, FL – The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and turn back the Constitutional guarantee of a right to privacy has galvanized the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus. Several of our key leaders provided statements: Robin Witt, Vice President of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus; […]

Apply for a Candidate Endorsement

The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus and its county chapters endorse in all levels of government from President to School Board.  Candidates may submit a request for endorsement after the qualifying period is complete. Candidates for federal and statewide office may apply to the state caucus for endorsement. 2022 Candidate Questionnaire Candidates for state legislature as […]

2022 Summer Conference: Without You We Lose!

SUMMARY | PROGRAM & SPEAKERS | REGISTRATION | SPONSORSHIPS | HOTEL RESERVATIONS Without You We Lose Highlights the Stakes in the 2022 Election Rep. Charlie Crist, Commissioner Nikki Fried, Rep. Val Demings, Sen. Lauren Book, Rep. Shelia Cherfilus-McCormick Scheduled to Appear Rep. Stephanie Murphy to Receive the Congressional Leadership Award for Her Work on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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