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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.

Steve Kenney is suspended and sent to diversity training after posting horrifying messages on the Facebook site of OutSports editor Cyd Zeigler.

July 22 2016 3:38 PM

Charles Kinsey of North Miami has become the rare living proof that black men can do everything right when it comes to encounters with police, and still end up hospitalized — or worse. 

July 21 2016 8:36 PM

The Florida senator is scheduled to speak at the Republican National Convention tonight.

July 20 2016 3:44 PM

Cruz, who lost four friends in the June 12 attack, was cheered on by survivors and their families.

July 18 2016 10:23 AM

Leaked autopsy results on Omar Mateen show evidence of steroid use, but investigators aren't yet sure if it played a role in his rampage.

July 15 2016 7:51 PM

The gunman who killed 49 people at a gay club didn't hate gay people, according to investigators. 

July 15 2016 1:04 PM

Orlando police report someone broke-in to the shuttered club after police released the premises back to its owner, almost a month to the day after the massacre.

July 14 2016 3:39 PM
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