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  • Posted on June 23, 2009 - 4:31pm by Anonymous.

    I am privileged enough to see my life through the lens of a gay man and an immigrant! I left the small town where I grew up in Latin America when I was only 17 years old. After growing up in an ultra conservative family and...
  • Posted on June 23, 2009 - 12:39pm by Anonymous.

    This is a fabulous video from a speech given by Dr. Jill Biden at the GLSEN Respect awards. In this video she boldly calls out bullying and harassment against LGBTQ students and commits the Obama-Biden White House to protecting...
  • Posted on June 22, 2009 - 4:50pm by Anonymous.

    Our friend, Representative Alcee Hastings, is leading the charge in Congress to ask the President to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell. His letter, signed by other members of Congress, including 5 members from Florida, is below. ...
  • Posted on June 22, 2009 - 9:24am by Anonymous.

    While we continue to fight in Tallahassee to change Florida's notorious adoption law, our legal partners at the ACLU and NCLR are pursuing two promising cases in the Florida courts. However, we need to be careful not to put all...
  • Posted on June 18, 2009 - 12:08am by Anonymous.

    Earlier this evening President Barack Obama signed a presidential memorandum that gave certain domestic partner benefits to federal employees. Surely, this is a historical moment. The President of the United States is...
  • Posted on June 17, 2009 - 1:32pm by Anonymous.

    Ruth Dorfman is a longtime member of Equality. She's been a champion for LGBT families in Naples and has worked for years on the coalition working to pass a non-discrimination ordinance in Collier County. This is a chilling...
  • Posted on June 16, 2009 - 9:26pm by Anonymous.

    Obama to extend benefits to gay federal workers Story user rating: PHILIP ELLIOTT Published: 2 minutes ago President Barack Obama gestures during a joint news conference with the South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak, not shown...
  • Posted on June 16, 2009 - 8:48am by Anonymous.

    Editorial - A Bad Call on Gay Rights - NYTimes.com June 16, 2009 Editorial A Bad Call on Gay Rights The Obama administration, which came to office promising to protect gay rights but so far has not done much, actually...
  • Posted on June 15, 2009 - 11:59am by Anonymous.

    Senate hate crimes vote expected this week Supporters plan to amend tourism bill By CHRIS JOHNSON, Washington BladeJun 15 2009, 10:41 AM  |      |    The U.S. Senate is expected to approve hate crimes legislation by Wednesday,...
  • Posted on June 14, 2009 - 9:40am by Anonymous.

    DAYTONA BEACH | Delegates to the annual meeting of the Florida United Methodist Conference on Friday expressed disapproval of a proposed change to the church's national constitution that would ensure gays are not denied...
  • Posted on June 14, 2009 - 8:45am by Anonymous.

    The Gainesville Sun reports that Republican Bill McCollum is moderating his political views and appealing to the Charlie Crist voters in his run for Florida Governor. The article points out that McCollum's support for includng...
  • Posted on June 13, 2009 - 4:40pm by Anonymous.

    Washington Blade: Gay and Lesbian News, Entertainment, Politics and Opinion [A} number of LGBT groups issued another joint statement on Friday saying that they were "very surprised and deeply disappointed in the manner" in...
  • Posted on June 13, 2009 - 4:40pm by Anonymous.

    Obama Admin Moves To Dismiss Defense Of Marriage Act Challenge LOS ANGELES — Gay rights groups expressed dismay with the Obama administration Friday over its championing of the Defense of Marriage Act, a law the president...
  • Posted on June 13, 2009 - 4:39pm by Anonymous.

    Obama Admin Moves To Dismiss Defense Of Marriage Act Challenge LOS ANGELES — Gay rights groups expressed dismay with the Obama administration Friday over its championing of the Defense of Marriage Act, a law the president...
  • Posted on June 12, 2009 - 6:18pm by Anonymous.

    Here a "I am a Voice for Equality" shirt is spotted at the Coliseum in Rome, Italy. Where has your "Voice for Equality" been? Across the globe or at your local pride parade- send us a pic of you in your "I am Voice for...
  • Posted on June 11, 2009 - 6:30pm by Anonymous.

    Save The Date!Equality Florida's
  • Posted on June 11, 2009 - 5:45pm by Anonymous.

    Berry Delivers Stirring Pride Speech | Advocate.com John Berry, the highest-ranking openly LGBT official in the Obama administration, delivered a stirring and poignant appeal to Justice Department employees at their Pride...
  • Posted on June 11, 2009 - 3:58pm by Anonymous.

    Equality Begins With Fair DistrictsHelp Put an Amendment on the 2010 Ballot Q: With public support for equal rights at an all time high, why doesn't the Florida Legislature move quickly to ban discrimination? A:...
  • Posted on June 11, 2009 - 3:46pm by Anonymous.

    Message from the (NASA) Acting Administrator - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month NASA JSC Today ^ | Monday, June 8, 2009 | Christopher J. Scolese During the month of June, NASA is joining other...
  • Posted on June 11, 2009 - 11:33am by Anonymous.

    Fort Lauderdale -- Dr. Henry W. Mack, PhD. has named the members of the newly-formed Council for Diversity and Equal Opportunity (CDEO), an independent body whose aim is to assist BSO in dealing with internal and external issues...
  • Posted on June 11, 2009 - 10:53am by Anonymous.

    BREAKING NEWS | City of Miami Approves Domestic Partnership Ordinance | UPDATE: Today is a proud day for the City of Miami. I just left the commission chambers where the Miami City Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve an...
  • Posted on June 11, 2009 - 8:01am by Anonymous.

    Commentary: Obama absent on gay rights - CNN.com
  • Posted on June 11, 2009 - 7:53am by Anonymous.

    Conservatives Shift in Favor of Openly Gay Service Members Americans are six percentage points more likely than they were four years ago to favor allowing openly gay men and lesbian women to serve in the military, 69% to 63%....
  • Posted on June 10, 2009 - 2:50pm by Anonymous.

    Miriam ‘Mimi’ Planas, a lesbian mom & activist, announces candidacy for Miami-Dade County Commission News release from the campaign of Miriam “Mimi’ Planas, a lesbian mother running for Miami-Dade Commission: Miriam “Mimi...
  • Posted on June 10, 2009 - 2:44pm by Anonymous.

    ***JOB ANNOUNCEMENT***EQUALITY FLORIDA SEEKS UNPAID RESEARCH FELLOWIn the wake of Amendment 2, FL's first statewide referendum on LGBT Floridians, we are given an unprecedented level of data and insight on how the LGBT community...
  • Posted on June 10, 2009 - 11:53am by Anonymous.

    Florida GSA Network News June 2009 The GSA Network needs your help – Register Your GSA! The Florida GSA Network is a valuable resource to help you develop and manage the most effective GSA possible. We also provide the BEST...
  • Posted on June 9, 2009 - 5:29pm by Anonymous.

    This Thursday the City Commission of Miami will hear the second and final reading of the City of Miami Domestic Partnership Ordinance. Our colleagues at Save Dade are leading the effort to pass this critical ordinance which...
  • Posted on June 9, 2009 - 1:08pm by Anonymous.

    Today, after almost a week of dropping hints, Rep. Richard Steinberg (D- 106) announced via Facebook status that he is NOT running for the Florida Senate District 35 in 2010. Instead, he announced his decision to seek another...
  • Posted on June 9, 2009 - 10:58am by Anonymous.

    In case anyone was wondering just how socially conservative U.S. Senate Candidate Marco Rubio is.....During his time in the legislature, Baxley served as chair of the House Education Committee and was one of the top opponents to...
  • Posted on June 9, 2009 - 9:20am by Anonymous.

    According to a new Quinnipiac poll, Democrat Alex Sink holds a slight lead over Republican Bill McCollum in the race for governor.  The poll, which was released this morning, shows that Sink holds a 38 to 34 percent lead over...
  • Posted on June 8, 2009 - 5:37pm by Anonymous.

    The Orlando Sentinel Blog reports: TALLAHASSEE -- State Sen. Dan Gelber, D-Miami Beach, has declared on his Web site that he's running for attorney general, the second Democratic legislator to get into the race. The Web site,...
  • Posted on June 8, 2009 - 1:46pm by Anonymous.

    By LARA JAKES, Associated Press Writer Lara Jakes, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday agreed with the Obama administration and refused to review Pentagon policy barring gays and lesbians from...
  • Posted on June 7, 2009 - 5:33pm by Anonymous.

    The Rob, Arnie & Dawn Show UPDATED JUNE 7TH, 2009, 11:50AM TO OUR LOYAL ROB, ARNIE AND DAWN FOLLOWERS, WE HAVE FAILED YOU. AS A SHOW, AS PEOPLE, AS BROADCASTERS, WE HAVE SIMPLY FAILED ON ALMOST EVERY LEVEL. WE PRESENTED OUR...
  • Posted on June 6, 2009 - 11:12am by Anonymous.

    Some ignorant comments have been posted on the St. Pete Times page. Stop by and leave your thoughts. Click here Dunedin City commissioners unanimously approved adding "sexual orientation and gender identification or expression"...
  • Posted on June 6, 2009 - 10:42am by Anonymous.

    1. Shuffling down the tax rate. In many relationships, one spouse earns more than the other. Sometimes, the higher income could -for an individual--mean a much higher tax rate. But a married heterosexual married couple -by filing...
  • Posted on June 5, 2009 - 4:11pm by Anonymous.

    June Highlights Dear Friends, This update is designed to keep you up-to-date about important elements of our work. Become a member of Equality Florida with a contribution of just $35 or more. The financial support of our...
  • Posted on June 5, 2009 - 1:06pm by Anonymous.

    Hooray West Virginia. Doing what's in the best interest of the child, keeping her in a stable, loving home - now there's an idea. Come on Florida...let's catch up. Stratton CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The state Supreme Court has...
  • Posted on June 5, 2009 - 9:27am by Anonymous.

    4 teens charged as adults in locker room sexual assault case By John Couwels CNN (CNN) -- Four teenage boys in Tampa, Florida, were charged as adults Wednesday on allegations of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy. Lee Louis...
  • Posted on June 5, 2009 - 8:55am by Anonymous.

    UPDATE: Snapple, Sonic & Chipotle Pull Advertising From KRXQ : glaadBLOG.org  In the wake of KRXQ radio hosts Rob Williams and Arnie States not apologizing for their offensive comments against transgender children,...
  • Posted on June 4, 2009 - 4:34pm by Anonymous.

    Time To Be One or Back OneSponsor a Pride Team! It's Pride Season and that means one thing. A huge opportunity to get more people engaged in the fight for Full Equality. Take a moment now to volunteer or help...