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Senator Nelson Cosponsors LGBT Equality Day Resolution

The week of June 26, 2017, Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) cosponsored a resolution to designate June 26th as LGBT Equality Day! We are thankful for the Senator's continued support for LGBTQ equality!

To view the full resolution, click here. 






Greater Jacksonville (St. Augustine) Equality Connection Event

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Ice Plant Bar
110 Riberia Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Suncoast Connection at Sarasota Opera House

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarasota Opera House
61 N Pineapple Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Gay, black leaders speak about finding their place

Release Date: 
June 22, 2017

Nadine Smith, co-founder and CEO of Equality Florida, has also watched her family evolve.

"When I came out to my family — they found a letter— I was in my teens and it was the last day I lived under their roof. My father and I didn't speak for years after I came out," said the 51-year-old. But he walked her down the aisle in 2009 and even appeared in a commercial advocating gay marriage in 2016.

Equality Florida Intern Reflects On 'Orlando Love' Event & #HonorThemWithAction

Written By: Kenzie Helmick, Orlando-Based Intern

Meet The Interns: Gabrielle Bautista

MEET THE INTERNS: Gabrielle Bautista
New Media Intern

Tell us a little about yourself…

#HonorThemWithAction Reaches 147 Million; Campaign Continues with 49 Days of Action

#HonorThemWithAction Reaches 147 Million

Equality Florida Commemorates One Year Mark of Pulse Massacre And Continues to #HonorThemWithAction


Note from Equality Florida's Nadine Smith:

You weren't at Pulse. You live hundreds, even thousands of miles away. You donated to the victims fund and attended vigils. Your social media post uses the hashtag #HonorThemWithAction. You are sending thoughts and prayers and love to the families of those killed, to those wounded, and those who escaped whose injuries are not visible.

Music video pays tribute to courage and joy of LA Pride 2016

By: Karen Ocamb

Music video pays tribute to courage and joy of LA Pride 2016

(Photos screen grabs from Waving A Wand)