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

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

Rainbow Democrats Board Opposes Anti-Trans Sports Ban

PRESS RELEASE Rainbow Democrats Board Opposes Anti-Trans Sports Ban ORLANDO, FLORIDA – The Rainbow Democrats Board of Directors stand united in strong opposition to HB 1475, a bill that seeks to ban transgender students from participating on sports teams at any level. The Rainbow Democrats urge members of the Florida House of Representatives to stand… Read More