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

Date: 
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
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.

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.