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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.

A vigil took place on Sunday at Pulse Interim Memorial in Orlando to honor the five people lost during the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs. 

November 22 2022 6:02 PM

The CEO change-up happened after Disney suffered from PR and company debacles following the passage of Florida's "don't say gay" law.

November 21 2022 2:18 PM

Dragun’s spokesperson had previously said the beauty influencer was put in a men’s unit after her arrest at a Miami Beach hotel earlier this week.

November 11 2022 2:27 PM

Dragun's spokesperson called the move by the Miami-Dade County Corrections Department "distrubing and dangerous."

November 09 2022 6:52 PM

For the first time in U.S. history, two gay men faced off against each other in a national election.

November 09 2022 11:31 AM

Smith has been a vocal critic of Gov. Ron DeSantis and his anti-LGBTQ+ politics.

November 08 2022 10:37 PM
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