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.

The site has already been visited by so many, and now it will forever be a place to remember.

November 08 2016 12:48 PM

"I am sick and tired of the negative, dark, divisive, dangerous division and behavior of people who support Donald Trump."

November 02 2016 2:37 PM

In 911 calls, 29-year-old Omar Mateen claimed that the attack was retribution for airstrikes in the Middle East.

November 01 2016 11:20 AM Updated

In this first part of a series, we get acquainted with an aspiring member of Florida's conservative state House, a woman who hopes to represent the district that is home to the Pulse nightclub.

October 31 2016 6:11 AM

It's been four months since the mass shooting at the Orlando gay nightclub, but the pain hasn't subsided.

October 12 2016 2:31 PM

Religious extremists had meanwhile blamed Orlando Pride for Hurricane Matthew's path.

October 06 2016 1:16 PM

The Pulse shooting happened just months ago, and now a hurricane is threatening festivities, but Pride is set to go on with a renewed spirit.

October 06 2016 5:03 AM
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