The LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i is organized to advocate for Hawaii’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer and questioning communities through the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, elected and appointed Democrat officials and the general community.
Democrats have led and continue to lead the fight to ensure that no individual suffers discrimination or deprived their rights based on race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, handicapped status or disability, national origin, socio-economic and any other status.
Mission Statement: The LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii’s is dedicated to supporting and promoting the values and positions of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i in promoting justice and equality regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression for such issues and concerns as: Government Operations, Government Rule-Making and Practices, Government Funding and Appropriations, and Welfare and Social Service Benefits; Hate Crimes; Relationship Rights and Responsibilities; Parenting, Adoption and Definitions of Family; Employment; Housing; Public Accommodations; Health; Education; Tourism; Economic Development; Economic Inequality; Ending Racism within the LGBT Community; and Serving our Country in Military Service. The Caucus will also protect the advancements that we have made as a community.
All Democrats that support our mission are welcome to join the LGBT Caucus and are invited to attend our regular meetings on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM at DPH Headquarters.
Maui Rep: Deb Cohen