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.

Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has opened its doors for a new school year after February's mass shooting.

August 15 2018 6:55 PM

A Florida student wins the right to use the boys' restroom, and a Pennsylvania district's inclusive policy is upheld.

July 26 2018 8:25 PM

Brian Carter and his friends were standing outside a gay bar when passengers in a car shouted epithets and pelted them with eggs.

July 25 2018 1:33 PM

The murder in Orlando became yet another case of media and law enforcement misgendering a victim.

July 20 2018 6:24 PM

The unfriendly neighbor responded to anti-Trump signs by calling the homeowner a "gay Asian with AIDS." 

July 17 2018 1:59 PM

The victim was shot outside a motel Sunday, and activists say the city is in crisis.

June 26 2018 4:50 PM
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