September Caucus Meeting Announcement

September Caucus Mtg AgendaLooking for HMA MembersOpenings on the Steering CommitteeVax UP, Mask UP, Wash UP… We are meeting this Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 10 AM via Zoom. Click here for the complete agenda. Join the Zoom Meeting:https://zoom.us/j/95679906596?pwd=a25DNVI2d0szdVJMMDJSeGY2NmM1QT09 Meeting ID: 956 7990 6596Passcode: 246163One tap mobile+13462487799,,95679906596#,,,,*246163# US (Houston)+16699006833,,95679906596#,,,,*246163# US (San Jose) HMA Members Please Speak Out It has come to our attention that the Hawai‘i Medical Association has hired Marc Alexander (anti-equality, anti-choice, sexual predator protector, & accused pedophile) as their new Executive Director. For those

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Bold Action Will Receive Bold Support

Bold Action Will Receive Bold Support By: Chair Michael Golojuch Jr It is time for all of our elected officials to learn a lesson from Hawai‘i’s history. No, I am not talking about the vaccine mandate instituted by King Kamehameha IV in 1854 to deal with the smallpox pandemic. I am referring to lessons learned during the fight for Marriage Equality just 8 short years ago. As someone who was on the frontlines then I am seeing a lot of

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August ’21 Meeting Agenda & Looking for HMA Members

August Caucus Mtg AgendaLooking for HMA MembersOpenings on the Steering CommitteeVax UP, Mask UP, Wash UP…Membership Dues We are meeting this Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 10 AM via Zoom. At this meeting we will use the first part of the meeting to attend to Stonewall Caucus business which will include starting to set our 2022 Legislative Priorities that are focused on LGBTQIA+ issues, and Pride activities that have been refocused. So please put your thinking caps on between now and then. Click here for the

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Support Each Other – Get Vaccinated

Vaccinate & Mask UPOpenings on the Steering CommitteeAugust Caucus MeetingMembership Dues I am sure that you have heard by now the unfortunate number of 1,167 new COVID cases announced today for here in Hawai’i. What also was announced is that every hospital in the state of Hawai’i is at or over capacity.  If you, your friends, family and neighbors are able to get vaccinated please do so NOW! We also need EVERYONE to mask up (covering your nose and mouth) every time you leave

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Vacancies Available & August Meeting Announcement

Amended Bylaws RatifiedAugust Caucus MeetingMembership Dues At this past Saturday’s State Central Committee meeting our amended Bylaws were ratified by an unanimous vote. Click here to read them. This means there are five (5) new positions now available on the Steering Committee and they are: O‘ahu County Representative; East Hawai‘i County Representative; Vice-Chair for Membership; Vice-Chair for Communications; & Vice-Chair for Fundraising To learn more and/or apply for any of these positions click here. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM. August Caucus

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#ZoomForPride – Special Announcement

TONIGHT isZoom for PRIDE &Caucus’s 20th Anniversary Happy Pride! TODAY in US history we had 3 landmark cases come down – Lawrence v. Texas in 2003, Windsor v. US in 2013, & Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015 so we have a lot to celebrate!  As we are preparing for ‘Zoom for Pride‘ we wanted you to know that DJ A.i.T. (you can follow her on Insta @pasiaggressive) will be providing the music and we are going to be having a SPECIAL GUEST performance from Princess

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Happy Pride – #ZoomForPride

Zoom for PRIDECaucus’s 20th Anniversary We are closing out this historic Pride Month with ‘Zoom for Pride‘ the on-line dance party  starting at 7:00 pm HST this Saturday, with a surprise performance.  ‘Zoom for Pride‘ supports the following non-profits representing the following counties: Kaua’i – YWCA Kaua’i: Their programs focus on women’s empowerment, racial justice, and violence prevention and intervention in response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. We seek to eliminate family violence in all of its forms, provide treatment to those who have been traumatized by violence, and

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Pride Meeting – 20th Anniversary with ‘Zoom for Pride’

PRIDE MeetingAct 53 – Juneteenth20th AnniversaryZoom for PRIDE We found out this past week that Hawai’i is represented by the rainbow lei (pictured below) in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History‘s exhibit ‘Illegal to Be You: Gay History Beyond Stonewall’, which is dedicated to the fight for justice and equality for the LGBTQIA+ community. I gave the lei to Jerame Davis, who was with Stonewall Democrats at the time and is now the Executive Director of Pride at Work, at the 2012 Democratic National

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Happy Pride Month

Happy International Pride Month! The Stonewall (formerly the LGBT) Caucus is celebrating our 20th anniversary this month along with several LGBTQIA+ history making anniversaries like the 52nd anniversary for the Stonewall Riots to landmark Supreme Court rulings. The most recent ruling being Bostock v. Clayton County in which the Court held that Title VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964) protects employees against discrimination based on their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. When we struck out we were the 1st caucus for the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i and now there are 7

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Harvey Milk Day

CELEBRATINGHarvey Milk Day To celebrate Harvey Milk Day think about supporting Zoom for Pride. The Stonewall Caucus’ (formerly LGBT Caucus) is celebrating 20 years of advocating for Hawai’i’s LGBTQIA+ community, Pride month, and to honor all the advancements we have made over the years (see partial list below) we are hosting Zoom for Pride dance party on Saturday, June 26th at 7:00 pm HST to support the following non-profits representing the following counties: Kaua’i – YWCA of Kaua’i O’ahu – Hawai’i Health & Harm Reduction Center Maui – Maui AIDS

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