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Today, Millions of Floridians Become Eligible for Affordable Health Insurance

 

Today, October 1st, nearly 3 million more Floridians become eligible to receive quality, affordable health insurance through the Insurance Marketplace (previously called “Exchanges”) created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as "Obamacare."

Visiting HealthCare.gov is your first step toward obtaining quality, affordable health insurance through the Marketplace.

Pres Obama Includes Gay Parents in Adoption Proclamation

President Obama has included gay parents in a proclamation recognizing November as national adoption month.

Equality Florida Legislative Update 1 - HB 17

There’s a new threat in Tallahassee to our hard won LGBTQ protections.

A bill (HB 17) that would repeal a range of local policies, including LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinances, is being fast-tracked through the Florida House.

Equality Florida Applauds Bipartisan Filing of the Florida Competitive Workforce Act

Press Release Launched on Friday, February 3, 2017

 

Equality Florida Responds To Trump's Decision To Keep Federal LGBTQ Workplace Protections

Yesterday, President Trump affirmed that he will keep President Obama's executive order that created new workplace protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender federal employees and contractors. This is welcome news following rumors that he was poised to repeal these important protections.

Join #TheNEAT! Make Calls From Home!

Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 9:00am - Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:00pm

Earlier this month, the Jacksonville City Council introduced an update to their Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) that would protect LGBTQ citizens in housing, employment and public spaces.

A victory in Jacksonville would mean nearly 1 million more Floridians will live in a place with these basic LGBTQ protections, joining cities like Tampa, Orlando, and Miami. And, this victory could push momentum forward to pass a statewide non-discrimination law!

2017 Lobby Days in Tallahassee

Date: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 9:00am - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

Join us for Equality Florida Lobby Days March 20 & 21!

Meet the Interns: Elias Flynn Joseph

Meet The Interns: Elias Flynn Joseph
Safe Schools Intern Based in Jacksonville

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