World AIDS Day 2019 – Statement From the Caucus President

Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson released the following statement on World AIDS Day 2019: “World AIDS Day was established in 1988 to bring awareness to and fight against the HIV/AIDS virus.  It is also a day to stand in solidarity with those who are living with HIV, and to honor those who have died from… Read More

Transgender Day Of Remembrance – Statement from the Caucus President

Transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith started the first Transgender Day Of Remembrance (TDOR) as a vigil in 1999 to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman, who was killed in 1998. Since its inception, TDOR seeks to honor the lives and memories of transgender people who fell victim to transphobic-related violence.  On this… Read More

Veterans Day Statement

Brandon Nelson, President of the Rainbow Democrats caucus issued the following statement on Veteran’s Day: “As we take a moment to thank our Veterans and current service members for their tireless commitment to service to our country, we want to especially thank LGBTQ+ veterans and service members who served with honor and distinction, even under… Read More