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LGBTA Democratic Caucus Statement on World AIDS Day

Today we commemorate those who have lost their lives to AIDS, a disease that knows no geographic or demographic boundaries. AIDS impacts every community around the globe in some way or another, and we remain optimistic that life-saving drugs are getting to those who need them, even in the most remote corners of the world. […]

RELEASE: LGBTA Caucus on Florida Sponsors of LGBT Elder Americans Act

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians, today commended Florida Members of Congress for cosponsoring HR 4222, The Ruthie and Connie LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2017. Rep. Darren Soto (FL-9) today signed on as a cosponsor, joining Florida Reps. Charlie Crist (FL-13), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Lois Frankel (FL-21) and […]

Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Statement on 2017 Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, issued the following statement from President Terry Fleming on the 2017 Transgender Day of Remembrance: “On this day every year we honor the memories of our transgender brothers and sisters who have lost their lives due to hatred or prejudice. Sadly, the […]

FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ENDORSES RUTA JOUNIARI FOR HOUSE DISTRICT 72

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, an arm of the Florida Democratic Party representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Democrats, has endorsed Ruta Jouniari in House District 72. The special election is scheduled for December 5, 2017. “Democrats across the country, and especially here in Florida, are on a winning streak, and we intend to keep […]

November Membership Meeting with Superintendent Rocky Hanna

The next meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 6:30pm. Our special guest is Leon County Superintendent of Schools Rocky Hanna. The membership meeting will be held at Milano Pizzeria, 514 W. Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, and is open to all Democrats. Grab a friend and join […]

December 2017-January 2018

  Tuesday December 5, 2017, Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County Holiday Party will be tonight at Hamburger Mary’s Restaurant, 2901 Tyrone Boulevard, St Petersburg, FL, 33710 from 6:30-8:30 PM.  Delicious appetizers.  Cash Bar.  Join us for seasonal cheer! Saturday December 9, 2017 AIDS Walk. Come to Vinoy Park in downtown St Petersburg at 9AM to […]

October Membership Meeting with State Attorney Jack Campbell

The next meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 6:30pm. We’ll be continuing our discussion on DIRECT FILE, a statutory provision that allows prosecutors to choose whether a case will be heard in juvenile or adult court, and the impact this has on Florida’s youth. This […]

Fall 2017 Endorsements

St Petersburg Matters to All Pinellas! Party Oct 9th at Queen’s Head  The government of the City of St Petersburg matters to everyone in Pinellas, both because of the influence that extends beyond the City limits and because St Pete is a crucial partner to the work of the Pinellas County Commission. The progress we […]

Capital Equality Democratic Caucus Statement on Leon County Schools Handling of a Teacher Requesting to be Addressed with Gender-Neutral Title

The Capital Equality Democratic Caucus is disappointed in how Leon County Schools and Superintendent Rocky Hanna have handled the issue of a teacher’s request to be addressed by a gender-neutral title and pronouns. The school district had an opportunity to demonstrate one of their core values – compassion and respect – and failed to do […]

September Membership Meeting Cancellation

Due to the threat and expected impacts of Hurricane Irma on the Tallahassee area, the September 13th general membership meeting with guests Victor Williams and State Attorney Jack Campbell has been cancelled. We will attempt to reschedule these speakers for a future date. Hurricane Irma: Prepare and Stay Aware Recent updates have suggested that Hurricane […]

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