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Equality Florida Field Director contributes to NPR's "My Voice"

Last week I visited Orlando's NPR Station (WMFE - 90.7FM) to record a short segment about our campaign for domestic partnership protections in Orange County. My contribution to WMFE's very popular "My Voice" program celebrates the City of Orlando for it's creation of Central Florida's first domestic partnership registry and calls on Orange County government to follow suit. 

BREAKING: Orlando Domestic Partnership Registry Passes Unanimously!

I've just left Orlando City Hall where moments ago Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the Orlando City Commission have voted unanimously to create Central Florida's first domestic partnership registry!

LIVE NOW- Orlando City Commission Final Vote on Domestic Partnership Registry

Today the Orlando City Commission will hold it's first hearing on enacting a domestic partnership registry in the city. The commission meeting is currently underway and the room is packed with supporters wearing red in support of the registry. 

Last week the Commission voted unanimously to move the registry forward.  

ACTION ALERT: Mayor Dyer Schedules Hearing for Orlando Domestic Partnership Registry

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has scheduled the domestic partnership registry for public hearings on Monday December 5th and Monday December 12th at 2:00pm.

EQFL Partners with HRC Orlando on Road to Equality Bus Tour!

Equality Florida is proud to partner with our friends at the Human Rights Campaign on their National bus tour. The HRC bus will be setting up in a few strategic locations around town and we want you to come out and show support!  

Details on the different events are below. Join Equality Florida, HRC Orlando, the Center and MBA Orlando as we use this weekend to educate or friends and neighbors about the important work happening at the national level. 




The Out 'N About Food Truck and HRC Bus Tour Open House

Friday, October 28, 2011 - 5:00am - 8:00am
The Closing Agent, Inc and Old Towne Brokers
11 North Summerlin Ave.
Orlando, FL


5 - 8 P.M. | The Closing Agent, Inc & Old Towne Brokers | 11 North Summerlin Ave., Orlando Join HRC for The Out & About Food Truck HRC Bus Tour Event, a community celebration right in the heart of the Thornton Park gayborhood. Join HRC's President, Joe Solmonese, get an up-close look at the HRC Bus, taste what's hot on the food truck scene and enjoy the sounds of DJ Bootylicious. Cash bar and valet parking available.

EQFL Editorial: Schools must enforce teachers' boundaries, keep students safe

Council OKs domestic partner benefits

Release Date: 
September 16, 2011