Dalila Ali Rajah
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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.

Billingslea was shot multiple times just outside a motel.

11:05 AM

In Florida anti-LGBTQ+, anti-Semitic and anti-Democratic acts of vandalism continue to be on the rise.

September 26 2022 3:37 PM

Buttigieg did not come to play.

September 26 2022 12:51 PM

The bill is more restrictive than the one that became law in Florida.

September 21 2022 6:47 PM

In her speech about hate crimes at the United We Stand Summit, Vice President Kamala Harris invited Pulse Nightclub shooting survivor Brandon Wolf to open.

September 16 2022 3:00 PM

Is Disneyland still the happiest place on Earth for LGBTQ+ people? The answer for many is yes, but it’s a bit complicated.

September 13 2022 7:00 AM
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