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.

If you're LGBT and pursuing higher education, you'll want to avoid the 102 unfriendly schools listed on Campus Pride's first Shame List.

August 29 2016 5:00 PM

The actress and her best friend traveled to Orlando only days after the attack and spoke with a survivor, friends of victims, and more. 

August 25 2016 8:17 PM

The health care providers have decided to extend amnesty to victims. 

August 24 2016 9:47 PM

Gerry Realin helped pull 49 bodies out of the club June 12. That night has haunted him and made him unable to work.

August 23 2016 11:55 AM

The death of a transgender woman held in solitary confinement in a Florida men’s prison highlights the dire consequences of so-called protective custody. 

August 18 2016 4:13 PM Updated

“I prefer a president who isn’t politically correct as opposed to one who lies and panders to the communities and minorities she truly doesn’t represent,” said Randy Ross.

August 16 2016 5:18 PM

Evangelicals who attended claimed it was unfair to call the event anti-LGBT.

August 14 2016 9:33 PM
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