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Congratulations to our Officers on their election!

President – Dave CutlerVice President – Sally PhillipsSecretary – Lora Jane RiedasTreasurer – Howard Grater

Capital Equality: March Meeting with For Our Future

The March meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will include a presentation by David Akintonde, Field Organizer for For Our Future. For Our Future is a group that advocates progressive politics in Florida and works with grassroots organizing to energize voters. This meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, […]

Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Elects New Leaders

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians to the Florida Democratic Party (FDP), elected new leadership at its Winter Conference in Jacksonville, Moving Forward Together, this past weekend. Stephen Gaskill of Delray Beach is the new Caucus President. A veteran of Florida and national politics, Gaskill is an independent communications […]

2019 Lobby Days

Caucus Lobby Days are coming — and we want you! Join the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus for our 2019 Lobby Days in Tallahassee. There is much on the agenda, and as always equality is at stake. With new leadership in Tallahassee it’s imperative that we make our voices heard. We have two intensive days of […]

2019 Tampa Municipal Election Endorsements

Mayor – Jane CastorCity Council District 1 – Craig NewmanCity Council District 2 – John GodwinCity Council District 3 – John Dingfelder & Nicholas GloverCity Council District 4 – Bill CarlsonCity Council District 5 – Ella CoffeeCity Council District 6 … Continue reading

We’re joining the fight for MEDICAID EXPANSION in Florida!

The Affordable Care Act gave states the opportunity to expand Medicaid to low-income adults and families — with the federal government footing most of the cost. Today, 34 states have opted to take this deal and have covered over 17 million Americans. Unfortunately, Florida has not. We’re joining the campaign to take the question directly […]

Capital Equality: February Meeting with Commissioner Rick Minor

Leon County Commissioner Rick Minor will address the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus during its February meeting. Commissioner Minor will discuss his priorities for Leon County, including District 3, and share his insights and experiences since being sworn in to office in November. This meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, […]

2019 Winter Conference and Leadership Dinner

ANDREW GILLUM, NATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER REP. CARLOS GUILLERMO SMITH, LEGISLATIVE KEYNOTE SPEAKER REPS. JENNIFER WEBB & ANNA ESKAMANI, FEATURED SPEAKERS AT THE LEADERSHIP DINNER OF MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER: THE WINTER CONFERENCE FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CONFERENCE IS FEBRUARY 22-24 IN JACKSONVILLE Moving Forward Together: The Winter Conference of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, is scheduled for February […]

LGBTQ Legislative Outlook

We are gearing up for Florida’s Legislative Session that includes many new faces in the House and Senate and the first Democratic member of the Florida Cabinet in many years. Equality Florida’s Public Policy Director Jon Harris Maurer will share his insights on ways to get involved in Lobby Days, as well as providing updates […]

SAVE THE DATE! Winter Conference & Membership Meeting in Jacksonville

Details are coming together now but we wanted to be sure you Save the Date for our Winter Conference, which is scheduled for February 22-24, 2019 in Jacksonville. We’ll have more information to announce shortly, including hotel information and how to register, but you won’t want to miss this exciting and informative weekend that brings […]

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