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April Membership Meeting with Guest Speakers

The next meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 6:30pm. Nicole Soza of the Tallahassee Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America and Lakey Love of Women’s March Florida Tallahassee/Panhandle Chapter will be providing information about their organizations and priorities. Additionally, attorney Desmond Meade will be discussing […]

Capital Equality Opposes Anti-LGBTQ Appointment to Constitution Revision Commission

Last night, the Republican Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives announced his appointments to Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission. His appointments included radical extremist John Stemberger, president of the anti-family group: the Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC). Despite claiming a long history of service to Florida’s families, Stemberger has done just the opposite. He led […]

Mayor Gillum Announces Campaign for Governor

This Saturday in Kleman Plaza, you have an opportunity to help kick off Mayor Gillum’s campaign. The festivities begin at 11am. Don’t miss this chance to get the 2018 election cycle off to a positive start!

Silenced No More: Felon Rights Restoration

In lieu of our standard membership meeting, this month you’re invited to join the Big Bend Democratic Progressive Caucus, Capital Equality Democratic Caucus, Leon County Democratic Black Caucus, and the Leon County Democratic Party for a discussion on the status of civil rights restoration for felons in Florida. This event is free and open to the […]

FDP Statement on Trump’s Attack on Transgender Students

Today, following Donald Trump’s rollback of the Obama administration’s protections of transgender students, Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President Terry Fleming issued the following statement: “Democrats believe that everyone should be treated fairly with the respect and dignity they deserve — especially our students. Every child deserves to be able go to school without fear of being bullied […]

Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Denounces Trump Title IX Decision

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus condemns the disgraceful decision by the current Administration to exclude transgender students from protective guidance under Title IX put in place by the Obama Administration.  This completely contradicts the Jan 30 statement from the White House that it would “be respectful and supportive of LGBT rights.” Along with the National […]

Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Lauds the City of Jacksonville

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus celebrates the passage of a comprehensive Human Rights Ordinance by the Jacksonville City Council that bans discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity & expression.  We congratulate those who worked to secure this victory! A half a decade in the making, successful passage was secured by a […]

Call for Officer Nominations

The Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for officers of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus. Nominations will be accepted until February 22, 2017, and NO LATER. Names of nominees may be sent via email to the Nominating Committee at nominations@floridalgbtademocrats.org. Any member in good standing may nominate a person for office or may have their […]

2017 Lobby Days

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus will be hosting the 2nd Annual Lobby Days event in Tallahassee, held April 3-5, 2017! Join LGBT and supportive leaders and activists from across the state as we work to defeat a number of discriminatory bills while encouraging support for a statewide non-discrimination policy.

February Membership Meeting with Guest Speaker

The next meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 6:30pm. Kathy Winn, President of the League of Women Voters of Tallahassee, will discuss the initiatives of her organization’s mission and activities, including outreach and citizen education. The membership meeting will be held at Milano Pizzeria, 1940 […]

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