Florida

News from within the borders of Florida and the fight for LGBT equality there. As of 2013, Florida legistlators have still not stuck down's the state's sodomy laws, though they remain unenforceable since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas. The state also voted to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions in 2008. Florida is infamous as the home of the Save the Children campaign helmed by Anita Bryant, which led to the prohibition of same-sex couples from adopting children in 1977.
Tampa, Florida Sees Tenth Trans Woman Murdered in U.S. in 2015

Victim Number 10: Another Trans Woman Murdered

India Clarke was found beaten to death in a Tampa park. Who killed her remains a mystery.

Marco Rubio Makes Up His Mind on Antigay Constitutional Amendment

Marco Rubio Makes Up His Mind on Antigay Amendment

Now that the Supreme Court has established marriage equality nationwide, Marco Rubio does not support a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

WATCH: His Boyfriend Died in the Closet

WATCH: His Boyfriend Died in the Closet

A year after Andy Goodling's boyfriend died, he is telling their story in a YouTube video, hoping to inspire others to be out and proud.

Florida Man Fired for Saying He'll Wed His Dog Because of Same-Sex Marriage

Florida Man Fired For Saying He'll Marry His Dog

When Ryan Uhler quipped about 'doggy-style love' on Facebook in response to marriage equality, his employers weren't laughing.

Billy Graham's Grandson Resigns Ministry After Affair
June 22 2015 10:06 AM ET

Megachurch Pastor Resigns After Admitting Infidelity

Tullian Tchividjian, grandson of evangelist Billy Graham, is the fourth Florida megachurch pastor to resign after admitting to an affair.

GLAAD Goes to War: Activists Hold Military Roundtable on Southern Tour

LGBT Troops Need Military 'Culture Change'

One stop on GLAAD's Southern Stories Tour is a meeting with LGBT troops, to discuss problems within the ranks and with military leaders.

Florida Cop Suspended After Allegedly Forcing Lesbian Teen to Strip, Making Sexual Gestures

Fla. Cop Suspended, Allegedly Forced Lesbian Teen to Strip

A lesbian couple say Sgt. Jesus Menocal, Jr. demanded a teen take off her clothes and asked sexual questions, allegedly implying he might rape her.

WATCH: South Florida Gays Get Their Own Radio Talk Show

WATCH: Radio Talk Show for South Florida Gays

Get Out! is the newest — and gayest — radio show to hit South Flordia's airwaves.

Op-ed: Why Bush, Rubio Can’t Quit the Radical Right

Op-ed: Why Bush, Rubio Can’t Quit the Radical Right

The deputy director of Equality Florida says that GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio will screw over LGBT people in America if elected, just as they did in Florida.

PHOTOS: Gay Days Orlando

PHOTOS: The 25th Anniversary of Gay Days Orlando

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