Drawing political boundaries in the middle of areas with significant LGBTQ+ populations is a wily way for conservatives to hold on to power.
Christie Leonard fought back when she was fired because of rumors saying she was in a relationship with another woman.
"It seems increasingly probable it was an accident," an official tweeted.
She is currently the only lesbian in the Florida legislature.
Just a day after he signed an anti-trans bill into law, the governor used his veto power to deny funding to LGBTQ+ services, including mental health care for survivors of the Pulse tragedy.
The Republican governor has taken hateful action against trans people.
The latest assault on trans youth now heads to the desk of Gov. Ron DeSantis, a far-right Trump ally.