LGBTQ+ Dems Energized for Tonight’s Debate

November 20, 2019
DELRAY BEACH FL – At 9 p.m. tonight, MSNBC and The Washington Post are hosting the November Democratic Presidential debate with 10 candidates participating. Chapters of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus are hosting and participating in watch parties across the state (listed below) to celebrate this moment and organize activists in advance of the 2020 election.
Stephen Gaskill, president of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement in response to the debate:
“LGBTQ+ Democrats in Florida are organized and energized like never before and we are thrilled to hear where Democratic presidential candidates stand. We’re inspired by the most diverse field of candidates in history, including the first openly gay presidential candidate. Our community is ready to beat Donald Trump and end his relentless attacks on LGBTQ+ Americans.”
In addition to candlelight vigils for Transgender Day of Remembrance around Floridachapters of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus are hosting watch parties across the state:
Emerald Coast Equality LGBTA Democratic Caucus (Escambia)
Cactus Flower Cafe, 3425 North 12th Avenue in East Hill
8:00 p.m.
Capital Equality Democratic Caucus (Leon)
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Capital Circle
1208 Capital Cir SE, Tallahassee, Florida 32301
8:30 p.m.
Rainbow Democrats (Orange)
The Local Bar and Grill
3231 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL 32804
7:00 p.m.
Stonewall Democratic Caucus of Sarasota County
Sarasota DEC Headquarters
7358 S Tamiami Trail (Coral Cove Mall)
7:00 p.m.
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The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus is an arm of the Florida Democratic Party representing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Democrats. The Caucus has 19 chapters across Florida, from Miami to Jacksonville to the Panhandle.