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Alachua County joins friend-of-the-court brief supporting marriage equality

Release Date: 
November 18, 2014

Written by: Morgan Watkins

The Alachua County Commission has joined the city of Gainesville and other local governments in signing onto a friend-of-the-court brief filed in various marriage equality cases in Florida involving the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

The Gainesville City Commission decided to join in the amicus curiae brief in October, and the County Commission followed suit Tuesday. (The friend-of-the-court brief was included as an item on the county’s consent agenda.)

Greater Gainesville Equality Connection at Satchel's Pizza

Date: 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Mixer
Location: 
Satchel's Pizza
1800 NE 23rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
 
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Several honored for their work for equal rights

Release Date: 
October 17, 2014

Written by: Cindy Swirko

A newlywed who organized a mass wedding party, a midwife who is a new mother, a fighter for equality who is relatively new to Gainesville and a longtime magazine were the honorees at Friday night’s awards dinner put on by the Pride Community Center of North Central Florida.

Volunteer at Gainesville Pride 2014!

Date: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 11:00am - 9:00pm

It has been an exciting year!

Greater Gainesville Equality Connection at Tall Paul's!

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Mixer
Location: 
Tall Paul's Brewhouse
10 SE 2nd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
 
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Meet the Interns: Simone Chriss

Meet the Interns: Simone Chriss

(Gainesville Office)

County Commission to be honored by Equality Florida

Release Date: 
May 1, 2014

Written By: Morgan Watkins

The Equality Florida Institute plans to honor the Alachua County Commission Friday evening with the Voice for Equality Award at its annual Greater Gainesville Gala.

The commission is being given this award to recognize its addition of protections regarding employment, housing and public accommodations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the community, according to an Equality Florida news release.

Meet the Interns: Laura Melendez Parra

Meet the Interns: Laura Melendez Parra

(Gainesville Office)

1. Tell us a little about yourself...

I am a Freshman at the University of Florida, majoring in psychology. I may also minor in business. I like riding my bike and going swimming, although I am very bad at swimming.

Meet the Interns: Joanna Bomfim

Meet the Interns: Joanna Bomfim

(Gainesville Office)

1. Tell us a little about yourself...

My name is Joanna Bomfim. I am 20 years old and a sophomore at the University of Florida, double majoring in women’s studies and political science.

2. Why are you involved with LGBT activism?

Gainesville's MLK Jr. Commemorative March

Gainesville's MLK Jr. Commemorative March