Dolphin Democrats

  • Controversy Erupts in Race for Florida’s House District 92

    Paulette Armstead, 67, is the first black lesbian to be hired by the St. Petersburg, Florida Police Department. She’s seeking a state house seat in Florida’s district 92, which covers 10 municipalities in Broward County.  

  • Dolphin Democrats Endorse Candidates

    At their monthly meeting, the Dolphin Democrats endorsed a slate of candidates for the upcoming general elections.

  • Dolphin Democrats Gayla Honors LGBTA Pioneers

    The Dolphin Democrats celebrated their 35 years of politics in the LGBT community by holding an Awards Gayla Honoring LGBTA Pioneers. Over 100 members and friends of the Dolphins attended the event, held at Café Vico Restaurant and Piano Bar in Fort Lauderdale.

  • Dolphin Democrats Host Bottomless Brunch

    The Dolphin Democrats’ Membership Committee will host an “Active & Engaged Bottomless Brunch” for young LGBT Democrats and their friends on Sunday, February 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Dolphins’ Brunch will be held at the popular Sea & Olive Restaurant, located at 2390 Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors.

  • Dolphin Dems Accused of ‘Rigging’ Their Endorsement

    At the Feb. 21 meeting of the Dolphin Democrats, “the fix was in.”

  • Dolphin Dems Host Sheriff Scott Israel

    Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel was the main speaker at the Dolphin Democrats’ October 11 General Membership Meeting, held at the main meeting room of the Pride Center at Equality Park.

  • Jesse's Journal: Alcee Hastings Addresses the Dolphin Democrats

    Dolphin Democrats observed Black History Month during the Club’s Annual Meeting (February 21) with a Keynote Speech by U.S. Representative Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.).

  • Jesse's Journal: Dolphin Democrats Gala Honors Our Community’s Best

    (Column) The Dolphin Democrats, a leading voice for the LGBT community within and outside the Democratic Party of Broward County, held its 2018 Annual Awards Gala Oct. 21 at the Venue’s Crystal Ballroom in Wilton Manors.

  • Jesse's Journal: Dolphin Democrats Report

    The Dolphin Democrats combined business with pleasure when they met at the Pride Center at Equality Park on December 13. The Dolphins’ Holiday Party was held in conjunction with the Club’s regularly scheduled membership meeting. The Dolphins’ event attracted over 60 community members, 15 of which joined or renewed their membership. In addition, 30 toys were donated for the Dolphins’ holiday toy drive.

  • Jesse’s Journal: Dolphin Democrats – As reflected in the Stonewall Archives

    The Stonewall National Museum and Archives in Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors are our community’s treasure. 

  • Letters: Log Cabin Repubs Slam Dolphin Dems Over Trump 

    Without a doubt, President Donald Trump is the most Pro-Gay Republican President in History. As a matter of fact, Trump has been more openly supportive of gay rights than former President Obama was when he was first elected in 2008, or President Clinton during his eight years in office.

  • Local Groups Condemn Trump’s Trans Military Ban


    On the anniversary of President Harry S. Truman’s desegregation of the military, July 26, 1948, President Donald Trump announced that he would ban transgender individuals from serving in the military. It was a reversal from the June 2016 decision President Barack Obama made to allow transgender service members to serve openly.

  • Out on the Trial: Florida Rep. No Shows Dolphin Meeting

    A breakdown in communications has some members of the Dolphin Democrats questioning the level of commitment from Fort Lauderdale’s elected officials.