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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 brand of homophobia widely seen during the AIDS crisis persists.

2 hours 43 min ago

The owner of Pulse is among those expected to help lead Sunday's march, which coincides with the one year anniversary of the marriage equality ruling by the Supreme Court.

12:03 AM

The national Mexican soccer team is pleading with fans to "just stop it."

June 23 2016 9:20 PM

House Democrats ended their gun control protest Thursday morning.

June 23 2016 1:06 PM Updated

The failed presidential candidate had said earlier that the Orlando tragedy was a factor in his consideration of a second Senate term.

June 22 2016 3:26 PM Updated
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