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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 student said he was suspended for handing out Pride flags at a school protest against Florida's "don't say gay" law.

May 19 2022 10:38 AM

Morris's relatives say she was shot in the head and her body dumped on a street in Opa-locka.

May 17 2022 2:05 PM

In the Florida legislature, Rayner has been a vocal advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and a critic of the state's "don't say gay" law. She'll now run for reelection for her state House seat.

May 16 2022 10:36 AM

“I was thinking I was going to die, and there’s no way I was going to walk out of there alive,” the man said.

May 13 2022 12:00 PM

The representative had been expected to become Florida's next House minority leader.

May 12 2022 2:00 PM

The senior says the school's principal has told him that no activism would be allowed at the school's graduation ceremony.

May 12 2022 12:20 PM
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