February Membership Meeting with Commissioner Mary Ann Lindley

The next meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 6:30pm. Our guest speaker will be equality champion and candidate for re-election to Leon County Commission, At-Large, Seat 1, Commissioner Mary Ann Lindley! Come join the fun and learn more about this important race.

The membership meeting will be held at Milano Pizzeria, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, and is open to all Democrats.

Grab a friend and join us for an informative and entertaining session! We hope to see you there!

The Amazing Reason Why This Man’s Magazine Cover Made History




The April edition of Men's Health Germany magazine will break fresh ground by featuring transgender fitness model Ben Melzer on its cover.
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Shaan Michael Wade: #BlackTransLivesMatter: Creating Accountability in the HIV Community


The 2011 Injustice at Every Turn: A Look at Black Respondents in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey exposed the high levels of discrimin...

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Ashland Johnson: Carolina for the Equality Win

You can tell a lot about a team by how hard they work on on the field and how well they treat their fans. The Carolina Panthers are winning in both categories.

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Bethany Grace Howe: How Can I Be Transgender? I’m Not Miserable and Depressed

The stereotype of the unhappy transgender person is everywhere. It certainly makes good TV, and no one ever made a magazine cover saying, "Hello, I'm relentlessly content."

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Sonia Chang-Díaz: #TransBillMA: Making Transgender Equality a Mass. Reality

As a state senator serving the Second Suffolk District of Massachusetts, I go to work every day at the State House, located in the heart of Boston on ...

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Cherno Biko: Black Trans Lives Matter, Too

I dream a world in which all black lives matter. The role of the black queer and trans prophets leading this struggle for liberation is to usher in a new world order full of love, beauty, compassion and empathy.

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Charlize Veritas: Coming Out to Your Partner as Transgender

If you're transgender and you're not telling your partner, you are not living a true relationship. You are lying to them. Think about this: If they don't love you for who you really are, then they don't really love you.

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Chaz Bono Busts A Big Myth About Being Transgender


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Sue Kerr: 117 Ways to Describe LGBTQ Identity

While we can certainly tease out some common terms, this shows that there is no monolithic LGBTQ identity -- if we only listen to what people have to say.

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