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Florida LGBTA Democrats Call on State Rep. Mike Hill to Resign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS  CALLS ON STATE REPRESENTATIVE MIKE HILL TO IMMEDIATELY RESIGN   FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Today we learned that State Representative Mike Hill (FL-01) laughed at a town hall when a constituent suggested he introduce legislation that calls for gay people to be executed. Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President Stephen […]

Florida LGBTA Democrats Statement on House Impeachment Proceedings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2019 FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CALLS ON THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO BEGIN IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP DELRAY BEACH FL — Independent Counsel Robert Mueller today spoke about his investigation into President Trump and Russian involvement in the 2016 election, and made clear Justice Department rules prohibited him from charging […]

May Regional Reports

Wondering what’s happening with our chapters around the state? Read on: View the Region 1-6 Reports

2019 Summer Membership Meeting and Leadership Dinner

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Democrats in Florida, presents its 2019 Summer Conference, July 19-21, at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. Caucus conferences bring together a wide range of politically active Democrats to hear from state, local and national elected officials and candidates, party officials, allied activists, and issue […]

Florida LGBTA Democrats Statement on House Passage of the Equality Act

DELRAY BEACH FL – Today, the US House of Representatives passed HR5, the Equality Act, to end discrimination of LGBTQ individuals. Stephen Gaskill, president of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement: “Even before the Stonewall Riots 50 years ago, LGBTQ Americans have been fighting for our civil rights. While we have made major strides in […]

April Regional Reports

It’s been another exciting month for our caucus chapters around the state! View the Region 1-6 Reports

Florida LGBT Democrats Applaud Jane Castor’s Historic Victory in Tampa

TAMPA FL – The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians to the Florida Democratic Party (FDP). Tonight, Jane Castor made history when she became the first openly-LGBTQ person to be elected Mayor of Tampa. The state Caucus’ chapter in Tampa, the Hillsborough County LGBTA Democratic Caucus, has been actively involved in Castor’s […]

Statement of Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus on the Transgender Military Ban

DELRAY BEACH FL – Today, the Trump administration’s policy banning transgender service members goes into effect. The controversial regulation prevents transgender military personnel from serving openly and blocks the use of Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security funds for transition care. Stephen Gaskill, president of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement: “The Trump administration’s continued […]

Caucus Calls on Vero Beach-Based Piper Aircraft to Denounce Brunei

FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CALLS ON VERO BEACH-BASED PIPER AIRCRAFT TO DENOUNCE BRUNEI’S BARBARIC POLICY TO STONE LGBT PEOPLE TO DEATH VERO BEACH FL – The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians to the Florida Democratic Party (FDP). Since the world learned that Brunei made homosexuality punishable by death from stoning, […]

Leadership Blue

Gala dinner tickets for the Caucus tables are sold out. Hotel rooms can booked online be booked by calling Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club at (407) 939-4686. Leadership Blue 2019 convenes over 2,000 grassroots activists, elected officials, and major donors. The weekend is packed with trainings, meetings, and a highly anticipated Gala. The conference and trainings […]

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