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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.

SAVE's Tony Lima has been terminated.

July 02 2019 2:37 PM

Gary Ray Bowles, who said he hated gay people, will be executed in August for the 1994 murder of Walter Hinton in Jacksonville.

June 13 2019 4:05 PM

Mike Hill says he's the subject of a "social media lynching." Equality Florida says he should resign.

June 04 2019 3:40 PM

Rep. Mike Hill also implied that being gay is a choice and said God told him to introduce an abortion ban similar to Alabama's. 

May 31 2019 5:02 PM
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