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Florida LGBT leaders push for marital equality four years after gay adoption became legal

Release Date: 
September 22, 2014

Written by: Michael Van Sickler

TALLAHASSEE — Florida's ban on adoption by same-sex couples stood for 33 years before the 3rd District Court of Appeal overturned it as unconstitutional four years ago.

Nadine Smith challenges 3 gay-marriage critics to take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Release Date: 
August 25, 2014

Written by: Mitch Perry

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continues to rage on, with the ALS Foundation reporting today that it has received just shy of $80 million ($79.7) in donations compared to $2.5 million during the same time period last year (July 29 to August 25). These donations have come from existing donors and 1.7 million new donors.

Allowing same-sex couples to get married would be good for Florida's economy too

Release Date: 
August 19, 2014

Written by: Michael Kruse

The people in Florida fighting same-sex marriage are going to lose. Arc of the moral universe and whatnot.

Volunteer at The Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Fest!

Repeats every year until Sat Oct 10 2015 .
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 6:00pm
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Greater St. Petersburg Equality Connection at Georgie's Alibi

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Event Type: 
Georgie's Alibi
3100 3rd St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
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I Haven't Had a Chance to Grieve Since I Got the Phone Call.

Release Date: 
August 12, 2014

Written By: Nadine Smith, CEO, Equality Florida

Hillsborough moves forward on LGBT rights

Release Date: 
July 16, 2014

ampa, Florida -- The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved a motion Wednesday authorizing the County Attorney's Office to prepare an amendment prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identification in connection with employment, public accommodations, real estate transactions and County contracting and procurement.

Judge’s Ruling on Gay Marriage Celebrated in Tampa

Release Date: 
July 17, 2014


Orlando supports overturning gay marriage ban

Release Date: 
June 23, 2014

The Orlando City Council has voted to support overturning Florida's ban on same-sex marriage.

City Council members approved Mayor Buddy Dyer's proposal to file a friend of the court brief in a lawsuit set for a hearing early next month in Miami.