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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.

Washington was found dead Saturday in Clearwater, and police have identified a suspect and issued an arrest warrant.

May 05 2021 11:04 PM

The contentious exchange took place at a Fort Lauderdale City Commission meeting.

 

May 05 2021 3:16 PM

The so-called Parental Bill of Rights could put queer youth at risk and allow parents to meddle in LGBTQ+ programs.

April 23 2021 6:30 PM

When the school's yearbook editor originally submitted the pages, they were rejected.

April 21 2021 3:57 PM

There probably isn't enough time to consider it, says its sponsor, Sen. Kelli Stargel. Meanwhile, Arizona's governor vetoes an anti-LGBTQ+ bill.

April 21 2021 2:31 PM

Florida is advancing the bill amid threats of repercussions from the NCAA.

April 14 2021 6:39 PM

A group with signs bearing hateful messages showed up at the home of Brevard Public Schools board member Jennifer Jenkins, a supporter of her district's inclusive policies.

April 09 2021 3:35 PM
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