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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.

Update: Pensacola City Council votes to hold HRO workshop on November 9th

On Thursday, September 17, dozens of Pensacola residents and community leaders came out to speak up in favor of a fully-inclusive Human Rights Ordinance! The Pensacola City Council voted to move the HRO to a workshop on November 9th to discuss the issue further.

BREAKING: Dangerous, Anti-LGBT Bill Passes Through First Committee in FL House

Faith leaders contradict claims of religious discrimination

They say a so-called pastor protection bill is both unnecessary and divisive

UPDATE: TSA Investigation of Shadi Petosky Incident at Orlando Airport Continues

Equality Florida Meets With TSA Officials; Calls for Improvement
of Transgender Security Screening Guidelines Following Orlando Incident

Urge the Pensacola City Council to pass a fully-inclusive HRO!

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NEWS RELEASE: Florida Legislators push for statewide LGBT nondiscrimination protections

Legislators push for statewide LGBT nondiscrimination protections

As cases show, real discrimination persists
despite gains in some areas

August 11, 2015

The assistant manager of a hospital department in Kissimmee was commended often and promoted twice. But in November he was fired, after what he described as months of teasing about his sexual orientation from a new boss.

NEWS RELEASE: Members of Congress introduce the Equality Act, a fully inclusive anti-discrimination bill

Members of Congress introduce a
fully inclusive anti-discrimination bill

Equality Florida will encourage our
state’s delegation to support it

Congressional Democrats introduced a bill Thursday that would replace the current patchwork of anti-discrimination protections for LGBT Americans with a fully inclusive amendment to the nation’s civil rights laws.

MEDIA ADVISORY: The tragic death of India Clarke deserves a fuller, more accurate report

The tragic death of India Clarke deserves a fuller,
more accurate report

Here’s how we can help

July 22, 2015
Jim Harper, Media/Communications, 727-388-3636, [email protected]
Gina Duncan, Transgender Inclusion Director, [email protected]