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TransAction Advisory Board Spotlight
"Last year, Equality Florida launched its statewide transgender inclusion initiative in support of the Transgender Community. With the creation of TransAction Florida's Advisory Board, we now have a statewide scope and reach to provide advocacy, awareness and education of the transgender journey. We are very pleased to highlight one of our Advisory Board Members each month in 2015. This month, we are honored to spotlight the incomparable Morgan Laisch."
Mark is proud to be part of Equality Florida, raising support and awareness for the organization's important work throughout Florida. No stranger to the organization before joining full time, Mark served on Equality Florida's Tampa Gala Steering Committee in 2012, and as vice chair and chair of the committees for the 2014 and 2015 galas, respectively.
Please join us for a special Miami Equality Florida Connection at City Hall - The Restaurant, when we will welcome CINDY BROWN to the staff of Equality Florida. Cindy has been at the inception and/or the center of many of the most significant pro-LGBT organizations in South Florida and we could not be more proud or excited to have Cindy working on behalf of Equality Florida, as our Miami-Dade Development Officer.
Florida native Cindy Brown has lived in Miami since she was two years old. She was in high school during Anita Bryant’s infamous 1977-78 “Save Our Children” campaign, which so demonized LGBT people that she dared not come out.
Equality Florida hires Cindy Brown, a celebrated LGBT leader in Miami-Dade
She’ll be the LGBT advocacy group’s local development officer
May 28, 2015
Cindy Brown, a widely admired leader in Miami-Dade’s LGBT community and beyond, has joined the staff of Equality Florida as it’s new Miami-Dade development officer.
Arriving at 11:45, I was a little nervous/anxious about volunteering, asking strangers to sign a petition supporting equal rights. I had never participated or even attended a civil rights event, so volunteering at one came from a place of genuine love, curiosity, and determination to overcome whatever micro-barriers might still exist within me internally.
This weekend Equality Florida was having fun in sun at Aqua Girl, the world’s largest charity event for women. In between killer DJ sets, amazing artistic performances and dips in the pool we engaged the crowd in the fight for full equality for all LGBT Floridians.
NEWS RELEASE: Historic voter mobilization secures Pro-Equality Majority on Jacksonville City CouncilSubmitted by brittany on May 20, 2015 - 9:02am
Historic voter mobilization secures Pro-Equality Majority on Jacksonville City Council
Human Rights Campaign and Equality Florida rally more than 100,000 voters
[Jacksonville] -- An historic mobilization of pro-equality voters in today’s run-off elections means a majority of the Jacksonville City Council are now on record in support of adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s nondiscrimination law.