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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.

Orlando Cruz, the fifth ranked boxer in the world, had four friends that died in the June 12 shooting.

July 13 2016 11:30 AM

Less than a week after the Orlando shooting, a man threatened this Advocate editor and her friends on the beach.

July 12 2016 6:02 AM

A new single, "Hands," will benefit victims of the Pulse shooting.

July 06 2016 2:25 PM

The singers performed a tribute to the Orlando shooting victims on Saturday.

July 04 2016 12:55 PM

Advising LGBT people to take up arms in self defense actually puts the most vulnerable among our community at greater risk, says this queer researcher and media analyst. 

July 01 2016 5:44 AM

“We don't believe this is a gun issue, this is a terrorism issue and this is an act against American citizens,” said shop owner Bert Irslinger Jr.

June 30 2016 10:52 AM

"It’s a free country, that's unless you love the same sex," raps Vic Mensa on "Free Love." 

June 27 2016 4:50 PM
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