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NEWS RELEASE: Mayor Curry signs Executive Order prohibiting discrimination; Councilman Jim Love co-sponsors HRO

Mayor Lenny Curry has announced an Executive Order that prohibits discrimination in the City of Jacksonville based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. The order will cover employment by the city and will require contractors to also have policies in place.

NEWS RELEASE: Pastor Protection Act up again in FL Legislature

FL House Committee to Vote on a Bill that Could Lead
to Extreme Anti-LGBT Legislation

Senate Judiciary Committee stated support for expanding the bill yesterday

NEWS RELEASE: Historic First Hearing on LGBT Non-discrimination Set for Tuesday in FL

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Carlos Smith, 404-934-4944, Government Affairs Manager
Nadine Smith, 813-817-6093, Executive Director

JAX UPDATE: LGBT-inclusive HRO has been officially introduced!

Written by: Amber Paoloemilio
Civic Engagement Coordinator
*Amber is currently located in Jacksonville*

Florida Experts Debunk The Transgender “Bathroom Predator” Myth

Florida Experts Debunk The Transgender “Bathroom Predator” Myth

#JaxHRO Community Conversation: Supporting the Needs and Well-being of Families

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
FSCJ Downtown Campus
501 W. State Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry has announced three Community Conversations on the Human Rights Ordinance. We’re pleased to see Mayor Curry keep his commitment to lead the discussion about the need for updated non-discrimination laws in Jacksonville! RSVP below to attend the Town Halls!

Questions? Contact Amber at [email protected]


BREAKING: Dangerous, right-to-discriminate bill filed in FL Legislature

This bill would allow people to opt out of anti-discrimination laws

Extends beyond churches to individuals, businesses and others


Incident involving gender-neutral eighth grader in FL prompts call for better training

In honor of Spirit Day, millions of people across the nation have gone purple today to show their support for LGBTQ youth and take a stand against bullying.

Statistically, we know LGBTQ youth face much higher rates of bullying and harassment in schools, and examples of such discrimination in Florida are often reported to Equality Florida.