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 Republican presidential candidate attended an anti-LGBT rally held 10 miles from the memorial.

August 13 2016 2:55 AM

The Florida senator opposes LGBT rights and yet lectures Christians for judging LGBT Americans.

August 13 2016 2:09 AM

The Republican candidate for president referenced the Pulse shooting in his speech.

August 12 2016 2:11 PM

Retired librarian Mary Knowlton died after a Punta Gorda, Fla. police officer shot her with live ammunition, not blanks, inside the police headquarters. 

August 10 2016 12:37 PM

"Leave it to the media and liberal activists to label a gathering of faith leaders as an anti-LGBT event," said the Florida senator. 

August 07 2016 7:54 PM

Police shot off nearly 150 bullets at Mateen, an autopsy report reveals.

August 06 2016 2:22 PM
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