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Council OKs domestic partner benefits

Release Date: 
September 16, 2011


The Town Hall Series Presents - Black and Latino LGBT People

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dr. James R. Smith Neighborhood Community Center
1723 Bruton Blvd
Orlando, FL

Can you have BOTH a racial and sexual identity? How do we balance and support organizing across sexual and racial communities? How do we work together to create a more equitable state and country for all people?

Join us as we explore the intersections of sexuality and race with this dynamic panel.

The forum will be moderated by Joyce Hamilton-Henry Ph. D., Director of the ACLU's Central Florida Regional Office located in Tampa.

Join Equality Florida at Orlando's Come Out With Pride 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday, November 13th
12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Please join us on Sunday November 13th at beautiful Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando, as we celebrate Come Out With Pride 2011. 

Pride is an incredible opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate our strength, our diversity, and (of course) our pride. 

Victory! St. Cloud Passes Domestic Partner Benefits for Employees!

Hey everyone,

Exciting news!

Kissimmee City Commissioner Cheryl Grieb and Equality Florida Field Director Joe Saunders in front of St. Cloud City Hall

FL GOP Senate Candidates Extreme Anti-Gay Positions

On Saturday, the Republican candidates for US Senate met in Orlando for a debate hosted by the West Orlando Tea Party and the Florida Family Policy Council, the backers of Florida's anti-gay marriage amendment. (Can you already tell this is not going to go well for us?)

The four candidates, George LeMieux, Adam Hasner, Mike McCalister and Craig Miller agreed on a lot. All oppose embryonic stem cell research, internet gambling, abortion and the deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling. 

2011 Orlando Gala

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Event Type: 
Orlando Museum of Art
2416 North Mills Ave
Orlando, FL 32803

Click here to RSVP for the Orlando Gala
Suggested minimum donation is $100


Hate crimes and intolerance inspire new support services for LGBT communities

Release Date: 
July 20, 2011

Hate crimes and intolerance inspire new support services for LGBT communities


The Florida Independent

By Marcos Restrepo | 07.20.11 | 4:29 pm


Florida LGBT advocates tell The Florida Independent that despite efforts to fill the lack of social services for their communities, problems like bullying, underreported hate crimes and homeless youth continue to rise.