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Republican Party’s Extreme Platform is Out of Touch with Florida and the Country

The following statement can be attributed to Nadine Smith, executive director for Equality Florida:

Newly Created Hillsborough County Diversity Advisory Council Seeks Applicants - Deadline to Apply is October 1st

Hillsborough County seeks interested residents to serve on its newly created Diversity Advisory Council. The Council was created to facilitate communication between Hillsborough County government and its diverse populations, and to address matters related to diversity that affect County government and its citizens. The Council will be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and be comprised of two individuals from each of the 12 categories below, for a total of 24 members:

Political Parties Evolve on LGBT Equality

I'm a political nerd. I can't help it, I love it. Elections are like bowl games to me and I could talk about politics all day long. 

Although it's really easy to get caught up in the mentality of "I want my team to win" during election season but I think it's important to stop and take a second to remember that all of this is about something. Elections just aren't about winning and losing, elections are about voting for someone who shares a similar vision of how government should be run and how it can help people. 

Join Equality Florida at Gainesville Pride!

 

We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers who care about equality and who are willing to share their enthusiasm with others. Volunteer shifts typically last three hours, and involve engaging passers-by, signing up new members, and spreading the word about Equality Florida's work.
 

Are you prepared for the next election?

Florida's election laws have changed. Are you registered to vote? Has your name or address changed?

Check your voter status today at BeReadyToVote.org, a service of the League of Women Voters of Florida Education Fund.

2014 Greater Orlando Gala

Date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Event Type: 
Gala
Location: 
The MEZZ
100 S. Eola Drive
Orlando, FL 32801

 

Chick-Fil-A Donated Millions To Anti-Gay Groups

Even before the Chick-fil-A's COO Dan Cathy was making the rounds calling gay couples marrying "twisted", the chicken sandwich king was doling out big bucks to some of the most notorious anti-gay organizations working to block equal rights for the LGBT.

Join us for a Membership Mixer in Gainesville

Date: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Mixer
Location: 
Bombay Restaurant
12 West University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
Poster: 

First Female U.S. Astronaut, Sally Ride, Comes Out In Obituary

“I hope it makes it easier for kids growing up gay that they know that another one of their heroes was like them,” Sally Ride's sister, Bear Ride, said. posted

ALERT! Send the Message that Biogotry is no way to win

 

No candidate should appeal to homophobia or attack our families for political gain. But when one does, it's important that we speak up.