FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2021 ORLANDO, FL – On this day five years ago, 49 people were killed and 53 were injured at Pulse Nightclub in one of the worst mass shootings and deadliest attacks on LGBTQ+ people in the United States. Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement for […]
LGBTQ+ Democrats in Florida are organized and energized like never before.
The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus represents the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community to the Florida Democratic Party. We are a statewide organization with 21 local chapters around the state, from Miami to Jacksonville to Pensacola – and most major metropolitan areas in between.
We’re thrilled that several of our caucus members were featured at Tampa Pride! Jay Chetney was the Grand Marshal Stonewall Pioneer, and Sally Phillips and Ercilia Albistu were the Grand Marshal Couple! Sally Phillips is our Membership and Chartering Director and a past President. Ercilia Albistu is our Region 5 Director, and Jay Chetney is […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2021 TALLAHASSEE, FL – After a ban on transgender athletes in Florida died in the Senate committee process, Republicans added it as an amendment to a charter school bill that passed both chambers this evening. Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement in response: “Florida’s Republicans […]
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