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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.

Conservatives raised concerns that a bill to ban LGBT discrimination in the workplace would allow 'anatomical males' to use bathrooms for women.

February 09 2016 5:15 PM

Bucking tradition, Sunshine State Rep. Holly Raschein and other members of her party have come out in favor of protecting LGBT people from discrimination.

February 08 2016 4:45 PM

The U.S. senator from Florida is being hounded by accusations of being robotic and repetitive, not to mention overly thirsty. 

February 08 2016 9:11 AM

The haters came in big numbers and matching tops, but they couldn't silence a trans boy and a trans girl and their supporters.

February 05 2016 3:48 PM

Administrators called police when they found antigay slurs and graffiti spray painted inside the Catholic school.

February 02 2016 8:04 AM

One man is upset because of a word that is spelled out on the license plate of his new car.

January 29 2016 3:22 PM

Systemic inequities, which are finally changing, still meant a disadvantaged life now for many LGBT seniors.

January 19 2016 7:37 AM
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