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  • Posted on May 14, 2009 - 9:28am by Anonymous.

    Tampa Gala Reaches New HeightsSmashes Goal by Raising $70,575 Wow! Last Saturday night's Tampa Gala was absolutely amazing. Tom Hall and Kenneth Jewett opened their fabuluos home to hundreds of Equality Florida supporters. The...
  • Posted on May 13, 2009 - 1:10pm by Anonymous.

    Slowly but surely the archaic anti gay adoption ban crumbles one court ruling at a time. Today a Florida court of appeals struck down a lower court ruling that disallowed second parent adoptions by gay couples from other states...
  • Posted on May 13, 2009 - 12:29pm by Anonymous.

    Alex Sink has just announced she will be running for Governor. (left: Alex Sink with Equality Florida staff members at 2009 Tampa Gala.) "In unique and challenging times like these, our state needs a new and different kind of...
  • Posted on May 13, 2009 - 2:33am by Anonymous.

    Each year we get a slew of calls from people complaining that AAA refused to provide a family or associate membership to the callers partner. Often a few extra phone calls gets the matter resolved with the partner's name added...
  • Posted on May 12, 2009 - 8:55am by Anonymous.

    Moments ago Charlie Crist announced he will be running for the US Senate.  Here's the text of his announcement: Over the last several months I have spoken with many Floridians about the challenges that we face together and the...
  • Posted on May 10, 2009 - 10:40pm by Anonymous.

    Rubio jumped in the US Senate race last week, Crist couldn't let him get too big a head start. News outlets are reporting Crist will announce on Tuesday that he will be running for US Senate. Crist runs for Senate and the...
  • Posted on May 10, 2009 - 9:41am by Anonymous.

    From Tampa Gala 2009
  • Posted on May 10, 2009 - 8:49am by Anonymous.

    Of Florida's 7 largest school districts, Hillsborough is the only one that refused to include comprehensive categories in their anti-bullying policy following passage of our new anti-bullying law. You won't stop anti-gay...
  • Posted on May 9, 2009 - 8:48am by Anonymous.

    From the The Palm Beach Post Blog: Ken Pruitt resigns from Senate by Dara Kam | May 8th, 2009 Sen. Ken Pruitt will resign effective August 4. Pruitt, who has served in the legislature for nearly two decades, told his Senate...
  • Posted on May 8, 2009 - 12:20pm by Anonymous.

    2009 Legislative Session Wrap UpIt was another wild session up in the Tallahassee! We began the session by introducing four pro-equality bills: a repeal of Florida’s adoption ban (SB 500, HB 413) a statewide civil rights bill...
  • Posted on May 7, 2009 - 4:13pm by Anonymous.

    This Tuesday federal anti-bullying legislation was introduced in the House by Rep. Linda Sanchez of California, Carolyn McCarthy of New York and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen from right here in Florida!   The Safe Schools Improvement Act...
  • Posted on May 7, 2009 - 10:17am by Anonymous.

    A couple of weeks ago we alerted you to a dangerous election bill that crept up in the final days of session. Many of you took swift action, thousands of e-mails were sent to House and Senate leadership as well as the governor....
  • Posted on May 6, 2009 - 12:07pm by Anonymous.

    From the Maine governor’s office: http://www.maine.gov/tools/whatsnew/index.php?topic=Gov+News&id=72146&v=Article-2006 May 6, 2009 AUGUSTA – Governor John E. Baldacci today signed into law LD 1020, An Act to End...
  • Posted on May 6, 2009 - 11:49am by Anonymous.

    With hundreds of people expected, the hottest event in the bay area this Saturday will be Equality Florida's Tampa Gala - so hot, in fact, that general admission to the Gala is now SOLD OUT! We've planned a very exciting program...
  • Posted on May 5, 2009 - 12:54pm by Anonymous.

    From The New Civil Rights Movement by DAVID BADASH on MAY 5, 2009 The long road of Maine’s gay marriage bill has come close to an end. The state’s residents have had a truly democratic debate. After over three thousand voters...
  • Posted on May 5, 2009 - 11:40am by Anonymous.

    Oh, the 2010 election is SO on. Former Speaker of the Florida House, Marco Rubio (R- Miami), announced today he will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Mel Martinez. This will make for an interesting race...
  • Posted on May 2, 2009 - 3:22pm by Anonymous.

    MSNBC's David Shuster destroys the National Organization for Marriage's Brian Brown over the omissions and lies in their latest ad. YouTube - MSNBC's David Shuster Takes On Gay Marriage Hater - 05/01/09
  • Posted on May 2, 2009 - 2:37pm by Anonymous.

    Republicans kick off campaign to shine party image * Story Highlights * NEW: "Our party has taken its licks the last few cycles," Cantor says * NEW: Jeb Bush says it's time for GOP "to listen a little bit, learn a little...
  • Posted on May 2, 2009 - 12:30pm by Anonymous.

    New film ‘Outrage!’ doesn't 'out' Gov. CristBy BETH REINHARD, [email protected] Two things you should know about Outrage, a new documentary that skewers politicians who are gay in private but oppose gay rights in public....
  • Posted on May 1, 2009 - 3:51pm by Anonymous.

    ...Had a really lovely segment on a lesbian couple getting married this afternoon in Iowa. Hugh Jackman was a guest today and was also very vocal about his support for gay marriage during the segment, and fantastic Nate Barkus,...
  • Posted on May 1, 2009 - 7:10am by Anonymous.

    Pam's House Blend:: Civil Rights Redux; Change we can believe in? Is the President going back on his word?
  • Posted on April 30, 2009 - 1:43pm by Anonymous.

    "Hate crimes have no place in my community or anywhere else, but they are an unfortunate reality that must be addressed..." Watch Rep. Kathy Castor's impassioned speech from yesterday's debate on the Local Law Enforcement Hate...
  • Posted on April 30, 2009 - 12:23pm by Anonymous.

    April 29th was a banner day for the LGBT community. The House of Representatives passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act for the second time with a vote of 249-175. The debate yesterday was a bit of an...
  • Posted on April 30, 2009 - 11:34am by Anonymous.

    FOXNews.com - 'Top Gun' Star Kelly McGillis Confirms Lesbian Rumors - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment Tom Cruise's girlfriend in the 1980s hit "Top Gun" confirmed in an interview the longstanding...
  • Posted on April 29, 2009 - 11:37am by Anonymous.

    Here's the official statement: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary__________________________________________________________________FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2009...
  • Posted on April 29, 2009 - 10:40am by Anonymous.

    Take Action: Take Action- Fight Hate Crimes "This week, the House of Representatives is expected to consider H.R. 1913,the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009. I urge memberson both sides of the aisle to act...
  • Posted on April 22, 2009 - 6:50pm by Anonymous.

    Gay Marriage Spreads Without Backlash - ABC News The culture wars are raging. But if we're in the midst of a revolution, it's hardly being televised. A flurry of state-level activity is dramatically expanding gay marriage in the...
  • Posted on April 22, 2009 - 6:48pm by Anonymous.

    Voting-law rewrite on the wrong track OUR OPINION: Legislation veers from values that strengthen democracy The sweeping rewrite of Florida's election laws by the Republican majority last week is a flagrant example of power...
  • Posted on April 17, 2009 - 3:03pm by Anonymous.

    Below are some initial excerpts from the speech (with more to come later): “…it cannot be argued that marriage between people of the same sex is un-American or threatens the rights of others. On the contrary it seems to me that...
  • Posted on April 17, 2009 - 3:00pm by Anonymous.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/russell-simmons/dear-governor-paterson-an_b_188307.html "You have recently done this in showing support for the legalization of gay marriage. History will show you are right and will we support you...
  • Posted on April 17, 2009 - 11:25am by Anonymous.

    The Colbert Coalition's Anti-Gay Marriage Ad (VIDEO) The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c The Colbert Coalition's Anti-Gay Marriage Ad colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor...
  • Posted on April 17, 2009 - 10:52am by Anonymous.

    Stop the bullying Schools must keep prevention a top priority BY LISA RIVERO • GUEST COLUMNIST • APRIL 17, 2009 florida today On April 6, another family’s worst nightmare came true. Sirdeaner Walker went upstairs to look for...
  • Posted on April 16, 2009 - 12:24pm by Anonymous.

    YouTube - Gov. Paterson announces gay marriage bill Blogged with the Flock Browser
  • Posted on April 16, 2009 - 11:24am by Anonymous.

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor David Paterson will introduce legislation on Thursday to make gay marriage legal, but the move faces an uncertain vote in the state's Senate.If the bill passes, New York would follow...
  • Posted on April 16, 2009 - 9:55am by Anonymous.

    Charlie Justice uses Justice for ALL slogan as he announces campaign. How inclusive will he be? State Senator Charlie Justice today announced his candidacy for Florida’s 10th Congressional District.
  • Posted on April 16, 2009 - 9:37am by Anonymous.

    YouTube - Merciless {Gay Slurs} Bullying Leads to Child's Suicide CNN's Anderson Cooper Reports: On April 6, 2007 - Sirdeaner Walker came home, walked up the stairs to the second floor of her home, and saw her son suspended from...
  • Posted on April 16, 2009 - 7:42am by Anonymous.

    Recent same-sex marriage victories don’t include the right to sponsor your spouse for a green card, leaving binational gay couples wondering where exactly home is. Gay Lovers in Exile - The Daily Beast Blogged with the Flock...
  • Posted on April 15, 2009 - 3:59pm by Anonymous.

    Millions Become Invisible Today Anti-Gay Tax Laws Cost Everyone Email yourCongressperson Demand that they stop treating same-sex couples as invisible. Demand they repeal the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA...
  • Posted on April 13, 2009 - 8:45pm by Anonymous.

    Kevin Burns: Can a little-known gay South Florida mayor be our next U.S. senator? | The Political Wh April 13, 2009 at 9:41 am by Mitch This is the story of a little-known South Florida mayor, a progressive anti-automatic...
  • Posted on April 13, 2009 - 4:14pm by Anonymous.

    YouTube - Cast of NOMs anti-gay commercial get eaten by cat Fun with green-screens-April 9, 2009 – 3:45 pm So, we figured since NOM’s (National Organization for Marriage) was silly enough to put their casting call videos where...