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

Trump-supporting domestic terrorists attempt coup to overthrow the United States government

Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following scathing statement on yesterday’s events at the nation’s capital: I will not mince words when I say this: what happened yesterday at our nation’s capital was a grotesque display of domestic terrorism at the hands of white supremacists, led by the United States’ sitting President, Donald John… Read More

World AIDS Day 12.1.2020 – Statement from the Caucus President

Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson released the following statement on World AIDS Day 2020: What began 32 years ago to bring awareness to and fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic, World AIDS Day continues to draw attention to this ongoing global epidemic. It is also a day to stand in solidarity with those living with HIV… Read More

U.S. Rep. John Lewis Passing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 18, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the passing of John Lewis: “The world lost a civil rights icon last night. We are deeply indebted to your servitude and commitment to equal rights for all. You taught us that the right to vote is a sacred right that should… Read More

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