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.

It's been four months since the mass shooting at the Orlando gay nightclub, but the pain hasn't subsided.

October 12 2016 2:31 PM

Religious extremists had meanwhile blamed Orlando Pride for Hurricane Matthew's path.

October 06 2016 1:16 PM

The Pulse shooting happened just months ago, and now a hurricane is threatening festivities, but Pride is set to go on with a renewed spirit.

October 06 2016 5:03 AM

Organizers have called off Thursday and Friday events as the storm approaches but still hope to hold the parade and festival Saturday.

October 05 2016 7:54 PM

The estates of the 49 people killed will receive $350,000 each, payouts to those who were injured will receive between $35,000 and $300,000, and those present but not injured will receive $25,000.

September 27 2016 10:33 PM

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