2021 Holiday Fundraiser

This year the Rainbow Democrats are aiming to raise $1,800 for Zebra Coalition! On June 2, 2021, the second day of Pride Month, Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed $50,000 meant for Zebra Coalition. This money would have transformed part of the old Daves Park Motel in Orlando into housing for 35 homeless youth. Ron DeSantis denied Zebra Coalition… Read More

Nicolette Springer 2021 Endorsement Questionnaire Response

Candidate Information Candidate Name: Nicolette Springer Campaign Website: nicolettespringer.com Are you a member of the Rainbow Democrats of Orange County? (Y/N)No Are you a member of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus? (Y/N)No Are you a member of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC)? (Y/N)No Please list any other LGBTQ+ organizations you are affiliated with… Read More

Regina Hill 2021 Endorsement Questionnaire Response

Candidate Information Candidate Name: Regina I. Hill Campaign Website: https://votereginahill.com/ Are you a member of the Rainbow Democrats of Orange County? (Y/N)No Are you a member of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus? (Y/N)No Are you a member of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC)? (Y/N)No Please list any other LGBTQ+ organizations you are affiliated… Read More

Samuel Chambers 2021 Endorsement Questionnaire Response

Candidate Information Candidate Name: Samuel Chambers Campaign Website: chambers4otown.com Are you a member of the Rainbow Democrats of Orange County? (Y/N)No Are you a member of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus? (Y/N)No Are you a member of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC)? (Y/N)Yes Please list any other LGBTQ+ organizations you are affiliated with… Read More

Robert Stuart 2021 Endorsement Questionnaire Response

Candidate Information Candidate Name: Robert Stuart Campaign Website: http://www.VoteStuart.com Are you a member of the Rainbow Democrats of Orange County? (Y/N)No Are you a member of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus? (Y/N)No Are you a member of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC)? (Y/N)Yes Please list any other LGBTQ+ organizations you are affiliated with… Read More

Shaniqua “Shan” Rose 2021 Endorsement Questionnaire Response

Candidate Information Candidate Name:Shaniqua “Shan” Rose Campaign Website: http://www.vote4shan.com Are you a member of the Rainbow Democrats of Orange County? (Y/N)Yes Are you a member of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus? (Y/N)No Are you a member of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC)? (Y/N)Yes Please list any other LGBTQ+ organizations you are affiliated with… Read More

2021 Endorsements

Today the Rainbow Democrats are announcing our endorsements for the 2021 election cycle. After a careful review of statements made in our candidate questionnaire, support, and legislative records, the Caucus membership voted to endorse Commissioner Regina Hill for City of Orlando Commissioner District 5 and Nicolette Springer for City of Orlando Commissioner District 3. Rainbow… Read More

Remembering 9/11, A Statement from the President

Today we remember the lives lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Lives from all walks of life were taken that day and showed the true face of America.  It reinforced our countries saying given by our founders, “E Pluribus Unum” (Out of Many One).  Which makes us unique in the history of human existence and… Read More

Board Of Directors Changes

The Rainbow Democrats have had some changes in its board of directors. Brandon Nelson has resigned as President, effective immediately, and Matthew Inman, Vice President, will be immediately assuming the role of President. Please see their statements below. Brandon Nelson Statement I have made the difficult decision to resign as President of the Rainbow Democrats.… Read More

Statement from Rainbow Democrats President, Brandon Nelson on Governor DeSantis Signing Anti-trans Bill.

An attack on part of our community is an attack on ALL of our community. On Tuesday, June 1st, 2021, the first day of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, Governor Ron DeSantis (R) Florida has signed the anti-trans sports ban bill (HB 1475/SB 1028) into law. This law does nothing but discriminate against transgender youth, creating an… Read More