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.

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

The worker and the company will now try to settlte the case; if that doesn't work out, she can sue.

August 08 2017 2:38 PM

“I hate you damned gays, I’m going to kill you all here,” Nelson Hernandez Mena is accused of saying before he allegedly killed Juan Cruz at a Florida restaurant this weekend.

August 07 2017 9:30 PM

Manes covered the shooting and helped his community mourn after the Pulse shooting.

July 25 2017 1:13 AM

A Florida politician attacked LGBT people for their “sin” and told black activists to “go back to Africa” during an official candidates; forum this week.

July 20 2017 6:43 PM

Drew Adams says his school district violated federal law and the U.S. Constitution by forcing him to use inconveniently located unisex restrooms.

July 07 2017 9:01 PM