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.

After Pulse and now Las Vegas, Carlos Guillermo Smith is more determined than ever to get guns away from maniacs.

October 17 2017 6:08 AM

Some say James Davis, who performs as Elaine Lancaster, was fired, but he says he quit — and he's now joining forces with Milo Yiannopoulos.

October 03 2017 8:07 PM

Democratic candidates picked up legislative seats in two swing states.

September 27 2017 7:19 PM

Key West's Island House is closed for now, but plans to reopen as soon as possible.

September 12 2017 2:55 PM

James Schneider, a candidate for City Council in Cape Coral, Fla., says a hateful note was left at his home last weekend.

September 02 2017 2:45 PM

Juan Cruz was out celebrating a new job with friends, whose lives he would save at the cost of his own.

August 09 2017 4:33 AM
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