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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.

The gay media entrepreneur says that when Hogan sued over the posting of a sex tape, the wrestler was really more concerned that a tape of him using racial slurs would go public.

March 22 2016 7:09 PM

Clinton has won all five states that held Democratic primaries Tuesday.

March 15 2016 8:01 PM Updated

After the GOP frontrunner dismissed accusations he and his campaign are inciting violence at rallies, a North Carolina sheriff delivered some well-timed vindication of that claim.

March 14 2016 9:34 PM

Florida lawmakers spent hours debating a bill that will give clergy members rights they already had.

March 11 2016 9:26 AM

Opponents called transgender people 'delusional' and urged the public schools to teach 'God's word.'

February 25 2016 8:28 PM

Marriage equality may be the law of the land in all 50 states, including Florida, but the Republican-controlled legislature appears in no rush to remove a nullified ban on same-sex marriage.

February 17 2016 8:02 AM

The council member behind the measure says it's clear the city's not ready, but he will bring it up again later.

February 14 2016 8:23 PM
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