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International Transgender Day of Visibility, 2017

Written By: Gina Duncan, Director of Transgender Equality

FL Constitution Revision Commission Public Hearings

Date: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
Multiple Locations FL

We have a big opportunity to make our voices heard. Once every 20 years, a commission meets to review the Florida Constitution and recommend changes for voter consideration.

The Commission, which starts meeting in 2017 and will finish its work in 2018, is important and powerful because with 22 votes, it can place constitutional revisions directly on the 2018 ballot. 

2017 Legislative Insider Updates & Lobby Days Recap!


We are approaching the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session, and Equality Florida has been hard at work advocating for full LGBTQ equality in Florida.

STATEMENT: Gov Scott Fails To Mention Pulse Attack Targeted LGBTQ & Latinx Communities In State of the State Address

Governor Scott Fails To Mention Pulse Attack Targeted LGBTQ & Latinx Communities In State of the State Address

 

2017 Legislative Session Briefing

The landscape in Tallahassee has shifted dramatically for Equality Florida as we celebrate our 20th anniversary this year as a progressive organization with unprecedented levels of support. Our strategy has always been built on bipartisan support, carving out victories in a hostile climate, and finding common ground with our opponents to move equality forward against all odds.

Paul Wierbonics

Role: 
Staff
Title: 
Staff Accountant
User Photo: 
 

Paul is Equality Florida's Staff Accountant. 

Paul joined the staff at Equality Florida in August, 2016. He graduated from Brenau University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Equality Florida Responds To Trump’s Attack on Transgender Youth

Equality Florida Responds To Trump’s Attack on Transgender Youth
Administration rescinds Title IX guidance for transgender students

ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- Yesterday, President Donald Trump’s Administration, under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, rescinded Title IX guidance for transgender students.

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.