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.

Less than a week after opponents of a non-discrimination ordinance faced-off with supporters, Jacksonville, Fla. neighborhoods were targeted with hateful leaflets.

November 23 2015 5:05 PM

Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has never shied away from talking about her son, Rodrigo, but now they're telling their story to a national audience.

November 02 2015 9:16 AM

Pawn Stars host Rick Harrison fears 'massive liberal PC police' could cost him his show and cites transgender bathroom accommodations as an example.

November 02 2015 8:58 AM

The legislation could allow businesses, adoption agencies, and even health care facilities to deny services to LGBT people.

October 22 2015 7:27 PM

The man whose case led to a landmark EEOC ruling is pursuing his claim in federal court.

October 19 2015 9:55 PM

Three weeks after an incident that made headlines around the world, the TSA is still in the process of reforming its protocol for screening transgender passengers. 

October 13 2015 6:00 AM Updated

The bill aims to affirm clergy members' right to refuse to perform same-sex marriages — a right they already have under the U.S. Constitution.

October 07 2015 10:41 PM

Fort Lauderdale, already one of the top destinations for LGB tourists, will host the world's largest transgender conference for the first time this year.

September 16 2015 8:07 AM

The club's sprinkler system and security camera seem to have saved the day.

September 11 2015 3:26 PM

Activists accuse Florida of violating its own law in not issuing birth certificates naming same-sex couples as parents — and now couples are fighting back.

August 13 2015 5:30 PM