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.

A mass shooting, a hurricane, and a frightening new administration called for the queer community to convene, commiserate, and plan ahead.

November 14 2016 2:00 PM

More than 150,000 people attended Orlando Pride on the five-month anniversary of the Pulse shooting.

November 13 2016 4:12 PM

The event is a chance to show how, after Pulse, LGBT people are "Orlando Strong."

November 11 2016 12:57 PM

The anti-LGBT Florida senator lives to see another term.

November 08 2016 8:40 PM

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
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