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Join us for Jacksonville Equality Connection at The Candy Apple Café & Cocktails!

Date: 
Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Mixer
Location: 
The Candy Apple Café & Cocktails
400 North Hogan Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
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Volunteer Appreciation at Three Layers Cafe

Date: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Mixer
Location: 
3 Layers Cafe
1602 Walnut Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206
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Volunteer for the MLK Parade

Date: 
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 7:30am - 4:30pm

Equality Florida  and the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality will be marching in The MLK Parde on January 19th!

2015 has already been a successful year for Florida's LGBT community. With a lot of hard work and dedication we finally won marriage equality! Though we are extremely happy about working with our community to get this victory there is still work to be done in order to pass an all-inclusive human rights ordinance in Jacksonville and take that next step in achieving equality for all.

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Is Jacksonville ready for a broadened Human Rights Ordinance?

Release Date: 
October 25, 2014

Written by: Meredith Rutland

A long-standing controversy about whether Jacksonville should alter its non-discrimination laws to include sexualorientation and gender is bound to be a contentious subject in this spring’s mayoral and City Council elections.

In 2012, the Jacksonville City Council voted against adding “sexual orientation, gender identity or expression” to the list of protected classes.The issue is expected to come up again in the City Council within the next year.

Thousands Celebrate Diversity at River City Pride Festival

Release Date: 
October 5, 2014

Written by: Teresa Stepzinski

Picture-perfect fall weather along with good food and fun drew thousands to the 2014 River City Pride Festival incelebration of diversity Sunday.

FAIRNESS PREVAILS IN ATLANTIC BEACH

FAIRNESS PREVAILS IN ATLANTIC BEACH:
ANTI-EQUALITY ACTIVISTS FAIL TO COLLECT SIGNATURES TO PUT EQUALITY TO A VOTE

When the Atlantic Beach commission passed an ordinance banning discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people on August 11, there was a small but vocal contingent who swore that the people would want to have it put to a vote.

Meet the Interns: Amanda Nowlin

Meet the Interns: Amanda Nowlin

(Jacksonville Office)

1. Tell us a little about yourself...

City notes: Former mayors Delaney, Godbold and Peyton still have regular lunches

Release Date: 
July 7, 2014

Equality Florida has opened a local office for Northeast Florida at 650 Park St.

The state organization is dedicated to full equality for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Jacksonville Equality Connection at Glenn Certain Studio

Date: 
Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
Glenn Certain Studio
2659 Park St
Jacksonville, FL 32204
 
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