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.

The anonymous letter was disturbing but couldn't squash their spirit.

November 28 2016 6:18 PM

Thousands gathered at Orlando Pride to remember the tragedy of Pulse and celebrate with hope for a safer future.

November 21 2016 6:32 AM

Racist signs were taped above a water fountain shortly after Donald Trump was elected.

November 17 2016 6:32 PM

A mass shooting, a hurricane, and a frightening new administration called for the queer community to convene, commiserate, and plan ahead.

November 14 2016 2:00 PM

More than 150,000 people attended Orlando Pride on the five-month anniversary of the Pulse shooting.

November 13 2016 4:12 PM

The event is a chance to show how, after Pulse, LGBT people are "Orlando Strong."

November 11 2016 12:57 PM

The anti-LGBT Florida senator lives to see another term.

November 08 2016 8:40 PM
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