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.

A female colleague said Carlos Guillermo Smith lashed out at her with "blatant aggression" at a Democratic Party function.

February 12 2019 9:18 AM

Melbourne's Twisted Rooster Bar was threatened and evacuated.

February 05 2019 10:24 AM

The city of Tampa wants to stop use of the dangerous practice on minors, but the Liberty Counsel is suing to keep it legal.

February 01 2019 7:44 PM

Equality advocates try to correct the state's ugly history just as the GOP governor snubs queer constituents.

January 11 2019 12:01 PM

Out director Brandon Zuck's steamy new film is loosely based on events from his life. 

January 10 2019 3:47 PM
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