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.
Billy Graham's Grandson Resigns Ministry After Affair
June 22 2015 10:06 AM ET

Megachurch Pastor Resigns After Admitting Infidelity

Tullian Tchividjian, grandson of evangelist Billy Graham, is the fourth Florida megachurch pastor to resign after admitting to an affair.

GLAAD Goes to War: Activists Hold Military Roundtable on Southern Tour

LGBT Troops Need Military 'Culture Change'

One stop on GLAAD's Southern Stories Tour is a meeting with LGBT troops, to discuss problems within the ranks and with military leaders.

Florida Cop Suspended After Allegedly Forcing Lesbian Teen to Strip, Making Sexual Gestures

Fla. Cop Suspended, Allegedly Forced Lesbian Teen to Strip

A lesbian couple say Sgt. Jesus Menocal, Jr. demanded a teen take off her clothes and asked sexual questions, allegedly implying he might rape her.

WATCH: South Florida Gays Get Their Own Radio Talk Show

WATCH: Radio Talk Show for South Florida Gays

Get Out! is the newest — and gayest — radio show to hit South Flordia's airwaves.

Op-ed: Why Bush, Rubio Can’t Quit the Radical Right

Op-ed: Why Bush, Rubio Can’t Quit the Radical Right

The deputy director of Equality Florida says that GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio will screw over LGBT people in America if elected, just as they did in Florida.

PHOTOS: Gay Days Orlando

PHOTOS: The 25th Anniversary of Gay Days Orlando

Florida Politician Makes Controversial Remarks Following Caitlyn Jenner Magazine Spread

Facebook Post Gets Florida Pol in Hot Water

A Florida politician has come under fire for controversial remarks he made on social media about Caitlyn Jenner.

Marco Rubio Fears 'Mainstream Christianity' Will Become 'Hate Speech'

WATCH: Rubio Fears 'Christianity' Will Become 'Hate Speech'

The presidential hopeful believes the so-called gay agenda presents a 'real and present danger' to mainstream Christianity.

Orlando Episcopal Cathedral Will Baptize Gay Couple's Son After All

Orlando Episcopal Cathedral Will Baptize Gay Couple's Son After All

The news comes in the wake of controversy over the initial postponement of the baptism.

Florida Gay Couple Denied Baptism for Son Will Meet With Bishop

Florida Gay Couple Denied Baptism for Son Will Meet With Bishop

The couple had used social media to go public with the controversy over their son's baptism in an Episcopal church.

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