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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.

Edie Windsor captivates at the Equality Florida Gala

Release Date: 
May 6, 2014

Written By: Susan Clary

St. Petersburg – When the petite 85-year old Edith Windsor slowly descended the stairs at the Mahaffey Theater to step to the microphone, hundreds of people rose to their feet and applauded wildly.

Video | Edith Windsor speaks at Equality Florida gala

Release Date: 
May 6, 2014

Written By: Steve Rothaus

Edith Windsor, plaintiff in the IRS lawsuit that last year ended part of DOMA, the federal Defense of Marriage Act, spoke as guest of honor at Saturday night's Equality Florida gala in St. Petersburg. Here's her speech.

To view the video, click here.

Equality Florida gala honors Edie Windsor

Release Date: 
April 30, 2014

Written By: Mary Jane Park

Equality Florida to celebrate trailblazers

Volunteer for Rock the Park in June!

Date: 
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Volunteer at the 2014 Greater St. Petersburg Gala!

Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 5:30pm - 11:30pm

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the 2014 Greater St. Petersburg Gala. All volunteer positions are currently full for this event.

Tampa Equality Means Business Luncheon

Date: 
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: 
Tampa Bay History Center
801 Old Water Street
Tampa 33602
 
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Human Rights Ordinance in Manatee County

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Volunteer for Rock the Park in April!

Date: 
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers who care about equality and who are willing to share their enthusiasm with others. We will be canvassing to ask the community to sign the pledge to support marriage equality in Florida! Volunteer shifts typically last three hours and involve engaging people passing by and signing up new members. Join us in getting the community engaged in supporting the passage of marriage equality in Florida! 

Rock the Park in March

Date: 
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers who care about equality and who are willing to share their enthusiasm with others. We will be canvassing to ask the community to sign the pledge to support marriage equality in Florida! Volunteer shifts typically last three hours and involve engaging people passing by and signing up new members. Join us in getting the community engaged in supporting the passage of marriage equality in Florida! 

Located in downtown Tampa, Fl. at the Curtis Hixon waterfront park at 600 N. Ashley Dr.