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  • Posted on November 28, 2007 - 11:22pm by Anonymous.

  • Posted on November 28, 2007 - 10:26am by Anonymous.

    Rise Up Rally Wed Needs Your BodyPosted by: "M Fox" [email protected]   tampabaydemocracyTue Nov 27, 2007 11:11 am (PST)Given the media frenzy started around the homeless protest -- numerous mentions on tv news and...
  • Posted on November 20, 2007 - 12:01pm by Anonymous.

    Guest Opinion: Bruce Diamond Florida marriage amendment intrudes in private mattersOriginally posted on November 19, 2007Ft. Myers News Press If the proposed state constitutional amendment regarding marriage appears on the...
  • Posted on November 16, 2007 - 5:27pm by Anonymous.

  • Posted on October 2, 2007 - 3:04pm by Anonymous.

    Back Article published Sep 29, 2007 Editorial: Marriage amendment discriminates Floridians are currently witness to the time-honored but hardly honorable practice of creating the illusion of a crisis where there isn't one. Don't...
  • Posted on October 2, 2007 - 3:03pm by Anonymous.

    Editorial: Florida Today September 23, 2007 Our view: Say no to bigotry Florida's proposed same-sex marriage ban threatens everyone's protections When misguided religious and...
  • Posted on October 2, 2007 - 3:01pm by Anonymous.

    September 13, 2007 | Editorial Proposed gay marriage amendment lacks rationale Floridians have had enough of divisive politics over recent years ---- yet that never seems to stop people who have an ax...
  • Posted on October 2, 2007 - 2:58pm by Anonymous.

    August 21, 2007 By Sharon Kant-Rauch FAITH EDITOR In more than a year as the Faith editor, I've encountered this phenomenon a number of times: the gay issue as litmus test. I'll be talking with a pastor or a...
  • Posted on July 13, 2007 - 11:37am by Anonymous.

    Tampa Tribune Editorial Gay Marriage Hysteria Subsides Published: Jul 9, 2007 When the high court of Massachusetts ruled in 2003 that the commonwealth's constitution gave same-sex couples the right to marry, detractors...
  • Posted on July 13, 2007 - 11:21am by Anonymous.

    USA Today Editorial June 24th, 2007 When states bar gay unions, domestic couples lose perks After Massachusetts legalized gay marriage in 2004, more than 20 states rushed to pass constitutional amendments barring the practice....
  • Posted on March 27, 2007 - 4:59am by Anonymous.

    Update on Largo Discrimination CaseSat., March 24, 2007 The discriminatory firing of Steve Stanton, the 14-year city manager of Largo, Florida, was finalized late last night after a record six-hour hearing. Equality Florida has...
  • Posted on November 6, 2006 - 1:53pm by Anonymous.

    SAVE THE DATE - Nov 18th Florida Coalition for Fair Adoption SummitClick Here To RSVP Today:http://ga4.org/Equalityflorida/events/adoptionsummit/details.tcl If you haven't already, please RSVP for the Coalition for Fair Adoption...
  • Posted on November 6, 2006 - 1:10pm by Anonymous.

    The NJ Marriage Decision The case is Lewis v. Harris, 2006 Westlaw 3019750 (NJ Sup. Ct., Oct. 25, 2006). New Jersey Court Says Same-Sex Couples Are Constitutionally Entitled to Rights of Marriage but Not to Marriage Itself;...
  • Posted on August 23, 2006 - 2:57pm by Anonymous.

    USA TodayWed Aug 23, 7:11 AM ET Same-sex marriage is surely a civil right By Sheryl McCarthy As the debate rages over whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to marry, I'm disappointed whenever I hear other African-Americans...
  • Posted on August 23, 2006 - 2:56pm by Anonymous.

    Same-sex marriage is surely a civil right Same-sex marriage is surely a civil right By Sheryl McCarthyUSA TodayWed Aug 23, 7:11 AM ET As the debate rages over whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to marry, I'm...
  • Posted on August 8, 2006 - 3:22pm by Anonymous.

    First Coast Pride week was this past week (July 29th-August 6th) in Jacksonville and all of the events were able to avoid rain, for the most part. Temperatures were the typical 90's of August, but that didn't stop thousands of...
  • Posted on August 7, 2006 - 10:06pm by Anonymous.

    Florida Governor: Crist (R) Lead Narrows Crist (R) 47%, Davis (D) 42% August 1, 2006 Republican Attorney General Charlie CristIn the sunshine state's competitive gubernatorial contest, Republican Attorney General Charlie Crist is...
  • Posted on July 26, 2006 - 9:03pm by Anonymous.

    Ferlita draws fire from primary foe In a five way race, one candidate zeroes in on the City Council member, questioning her Republican credentials. By JANET ZINK, Times Staff WriterPublished July 26, 2006 TAMPA - Brad Swanson...
  • Posted on July 26, 2006 - 9:02pm by Anonymous.

    // --> Weather | Sports | Forums | Comics | Classifieds | Calendar | Movies Ferlita draws fire from primary foe In a five way race, one candidate zeroes in on the City Council member, questioning...
  • Posted on June 6, 2006 - 8:18am by Anonymous.

    The Children's Trust of Miami-Dade County has awarded a $210,000 planning grant to the newly formed Alliance for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (GLBTQ) Youth. The Alliance is made up of six highly respected...
  • Posted on June 5, 2006 - 4:03pm by Anonymous.

    THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO JOIN TENS OF THOUSANDS OF FAIR-MINDED FLORIDIANS AS WE STAND UP AND OPPOSE PUTTING DISCRIMINATION IN THE US CONSTITUTION. For those who have already responded, our efforts are payingoff. Nearly 10,000...
  • Posted on June 5, 2006 - 8:22am by Anonymous.

    St. Petersburg Times Letters to the Editor 1) Ad tried to hide mean-spirited agendaRe: Focus on the Family Action ad, May 31. After reading this ad asking citizens to call and encourage Sen. Bill Nelson to support the Marriage...
  • Posted on May 9, 2006 - 2:23pm by Anonymous.

    Cretul will fight partner benefits By JACK STRIPLINGSun staff writer Rep. Larry Cretul failed to pass a controversial piece of legislation last week, but he says he still opposes the use of taxpayer dollars to fund health-care...
  • Posted on May 6, 2006 - 12:29am by Anonymous.

    You can download the testimony at:http://www.eqfl.org/NadineSenate2006.wav Florida Safe Schools CoalitionSenate Education Committee Anti-Bullying Testimony- April 25th Nadine Smith, Equality Florida As I look behind me and I...
  • Posted on May 4, 2006 - 2:40pm by Anonymous.

    Four anonymous elected officials reported to the media that Rep. Ralph Arza used a racial slur repeatedly to disparage the Superintendent of Miami-Dade Schools.Equality Florida wrote to the legislature calling for a full...
  • Posted on May 2, 2006 - 5:13pm by Anonymous.

    Schools may ban hurtful T-shirt slogans SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Public schools can bar clothing with slogans that are hurtful, a U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday in the case of a student who wore a T-shirt saying "...
  • Posted on April 27, 2006 - 11:19pm by Anonymous.

    New poll: A tossup governor's race By ADAM C. SMITH, Times Political EditorPublished April 20, 2006 Get ready for a very unpredictable governor's race. Just as many political observers started to wonder if America's...
  • Posted on April 25, 2006 - 11:59pm by Anonymous.

    Update from Tallahassee- Progress on Anti-Bullying Bill- April 25th Good news! Today the FL House of Representatives amended the pending anti-bullying legislation so that our state’s strongest existing safe schools...
  • Posted on March 17, 2006 - 10:09am by Anonymous.

    Prominent leaders from the Christian right have warned Republicans they must do more to advance conservative values ahead of the US mid-term elections.Their message to Congress, controlled by Republicans, is "must do better"....
  • Posted on March 17, 2006 - 9:57am by Anonymous.

    Posted on Fri, Mar. 17, 2006 POLITICSChristian activism lags as S. Fla. rally opensHundreds of Christian activists gathering in Fort Lauderdale to rally for their conservative agenda...
  • Posted on March 12, 2006 - 9:21am by Anonymous.

    A battle among Republcans for the Senate presidency continues to twist and turn.Until Feb. 9, Sen. Alex Villalobos had enough signed "pledge cards" to become Senate president for a two-year term following the November 2008...
  • Posted on March 6, 2006 - 8:52pm by Anonymous.

    2006 Safe Schools Summit and Lobby DayMarch 12 to 14, 2006Once again, Equality Florida and the Safe Schools Coalition are hosting the Annual Safe Schools Summit and Lobby Day. This is our sixth year of providing students,...
  • Posted on March 6, 2006 - 8:52pm by Anonymous.

    2006 Safe Schools Summit and Lobby DayMarch 12 to 14, 2006Once again, Equality Florida and the Safe Schools Coalition are hosting the Annual Safe Schools Summit and Lobby Day. This is our sixth year of providing students,...
  • Posted on February 21, 2006 - 8:46pm by Anonymous.

    Example of posting an image. Copyright 2006 The Austin American-Statesman
  • Posted on February 21, 2006 - 8:26pm by Anonymous.

    by: Nadine Smith My job at Equality Florida leads me to travel -- a lot -- and I speak with many strangers. Traveling on a plane invites a kind of intimacy unlike most forms of public transportation. Perhaps it is the sense of...
  • Posted on February 21, 2006 - 8:25pm by Anonymous.

    I'm a supporter of gay rights. And not a closet supporter either. From the time I was a kid, I have never been able to understand attacks upon the gay community. There are so many qualities that make up a human being... by the...
  • Posted on February 21, 2006 - 7:59pm by Anonymous.

    The Equality Florida website won an Advertising Federation Award (Addy) on February 18th, 2006 for a website in a public service category.