Florida

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.

Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen — a trans gay man, equality activist, and son of a Republican congresswoman — reflects on how far we've come since a beauty queen declared war on us.

June 14 2017 5:21 AM

Numerous events have been scheduled for Monday in Orlando to mark the one-year anniversary of the tragedy.

June 10 2017 5:08 AM

The young man's father refused to accept his son's remains after discovering he was gay.

June 08 2017 6:46 AM

The network said its half-hour special is newsworthy, but some survivors say it treated tragedy as entertainment.

June 01 2017 2:04 PM

It's almost one year since the Pulse shooting in Orlando.

May 31 2017 6:03 PM

Chayviss Mitchell was shot to death on a Miami street, police say. 

April 28 2017 2:59 PM
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