Rainbow Democrats endorse Melissa Byrd for Orange County School Board District 7

ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced another round of endorsements just a few days before the August 18 primary election. Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsement: In the race for Orange County School Board District 7, our members endorsed incumbent school board member Melissa Byrd. Also endorsed… Read More

Rainbow Democrats Endorse Dr. Karen Castor Dentel, Rep. Geraldine Thompson, and Commissioner Emily Bonilla for re-election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 14, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced another round of endorsements just a few days before the August 18 primary election. Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsements: Each of these incumbent elected officials has demonstrated their strong commitment to the LGBTQ+ community, ensuring that… Read More

Statement on Pulse Remembrance, June 12, 2020

Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement regarding the Pulse tragedy: Four years ago today changed The City Beautiful forever. Orlando, the State of Florida, the nation, and the world woke up to the news that there had been a shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. It would become the deadliest mass shooting… Read More

April General Meeting of the Rainbow Democrats CANCELLED (Coronavirus update)

A message from Brandon Nelson, President of the Rainbow Democrats  Fellow Democrats, Due to the nationwide outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the increase of outbreak cases in Central Florida, out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our members, and also for the staff at The Center, the April 8th general meeting… Read More

The Rainbow Democrats are proud to be the host caucus for the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus Winter Conference: All In To Win In 2020. The conference will take place Friday March 6th – Sunday March 8th at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside Hotel. 2020 is a crucial election year as we seek to evict Donald… Read More

January 2020 General Meeting Guest Speakers

We will be having guest speakers at our January 2020 General Membership Meeting. We hope you will be able to join us. Please see our guest speakers information below: Brooke Christy Brooke Christy is a Field Organizer for the Florida Democratic Party, responsible for building volunteer coalitions and managing voter registration efforts in Orange County.… Read More

Resolution to Support the Impeachment of President Trump

WHEREAS The United States House of Representatives will be charging Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, with two articles of impeachment WHEREAS The first article of impeachment is abuse of power into the handling of withholding federal aid from Ukraine in order to obtain information on a perceived political rival, and… Read More

Congratulations Commissioner-elect Bakari Burns!!!

In the race for Orlando City Commissioner District 6, the voters chose Bakari Burns as the best candidate to replace Commissioner Sam Ings. Ings resigned his Commission seat to run for Orlando Mayor during the November 5th election. There were originally 3 candidates for the District 6 seat on the November 5th ballot: Gary Siplin,… Read More