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.

A Florida man accused of setting fire to the mosque where the Orlando massacre gunman worshipped had numerous anti-Muslim and pro-Trump social media posts.

September 14 2016 10:47 PM

Chris Brodman was found dead at a birthday party Sunday morning. The cause of death is unknown.

September 14 2016 12:56 PM

The attorney general of Florida has terrorized her state's LGBT citizens for years, but her bad reputation went national when she got into bed with Donald Trump.

September 13 2016 5:33 AM

The St. Lucie County, Fla., Sheriff's Office released a surveillance video showing an explosive flash, then a man running from the Fort Pierce mosque attended by the killer of 49 people in Orlando, three months ago today. 

September 12 2016 10:24 PM

Tony Marrero got to meet his idol on Ellen, telling Katy Perry her music helped him in his recovery from the Orlando massacre that killed 49 people in June. 

September 08 2016 2:18 PM

All six victims who were in critical condition following the shooting have survived.

September 07 2016 11:34 AM

Sia's video for her single "The Greatest," with Kendrick Lamar, features 49 dancers to honor the 49 people killed in the Orlando massacre. 

September 07 2016 2:11 AM
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