Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County

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Winter 2021

The next meeting of the Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County will be held on Thursday March 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM. Meetings are held by Zoom. Please look for your email invitation with details. Last month…. The members of the Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County held elections for the executive committee. Those elected on February […]

St Pete Pride 2021

St Pete Pride for this year is being planned now.  We hope to have a vibrant event.  

Our Endorsed Candidates-Prior Elections

in St Petersburg City Council General Elections Much has changed in the City of St Petersburg since Stonewall Democrat Steve Kornell was first elected to City Council in 2009.  With Democrats leading the way, three openly LGBT members serving on Council, and long term LGBT-ally Rick Kriseman serving as Mayor, the City’s municipal equality index […]

Friendly Visitor Program

Caring for homebound LGBT elders The Friendly Visitor Program provides companionship and friendship to isolated LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) adults who are homebound or living in a care setting. Through this program, an LGBT older adult is paired with a Friendly Visitor volunteer who provides friendship and support through weekly visits. If you or […]

Pinellas Commission passes protections for transgender people

(From the Tampa Bay Times) Pinellas County Commissioners voted Tuesday to extend some legal protections to transgender people. By a 6-1 vote, the board approved replacing the word “sex” in the county’s human rights law with the word “gender,” which gives transgender people — those who identify with a different gender than the one listed […]

The Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County are proud to endorse the follow St. Petersburg candidates: Rick Kriseman – Mayor Background: Rick has been a long-time supporter of Equality issues; he helped passed the first Human Rights Ordinance in St. Petersburg in 2002, and promoted pro-LGBT legislation while in the FL House of Representatives. He will […]

Perpetuating Inequality

Perpetuating Inequality A Romney Administration Would Spell Disaster for Gay and Transgender Americans By Jeff Krehely and Crosby Burns In 1994 Mitt Romney professed that “if we are to achieve the goals we share, we must make equality for gays and lesbians a mainstream concern.” Unfortunately that Mitt Romney is not running for president. Today’s […]

Endorsed Candidates:

The Stonewall Democrats announced their list of endorsed candidates. The endorsement came after an extensive candidate screening process. Our political committee reviewed information provided by the candidates utilizing our questionnaire. Also, the committee met with each of the individuals to assess their commitment to equality for all Floridians and their viability in the upcoming election. […]