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NEWS RELEASE: Adoption experts urge FL Senate to reject discriminatory adoption bill

Adoption experts urge Florida Senate to
reject discriminatory adoption bill

Fewer children will be adopted if bias replaces
the best interest of each child

April 17, 2015

Jim Harper, Media/Communications, [email protected]

Let's Talk Equality screening at the University of Tampa!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Reeves Theater in the Vaughn Center at the University of Tampa
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606
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NEWS RELEASE: Adoption bill removes ban on lesbian, gay parents from FL Statutes

House bill would remove unconstitutional adoption ban from Florida law

The Florida House of Representatives voted Wednesday to remove a statutory ban on lesbian and gay parents that was enacted in 1977 but declared unconstitutional by a state appeals court in 2010. Since then, state officials have declined to enforce the ban, but it has remained in Florida Statutes.

BREAKING: Broward County Judge Rules In Favor Of Marriage

(December 8, 2014) Today, Broward County Judge Cohen ruled in favor of the freedom to marry! 

Click here to read Judge Cohen's order. 

Stay tuned for more information... 





The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners has taken a public stance in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, by voting to sign on to an Amicus Brief that was drafted and filed by a growing list of local governments in all marriage equality lawsuits in Florida.

Central Florida woman dies of cancer before marriage to partner, birth of their son

Release Date: 
November 7, 2014

Written by: Steve Rothaus

A Central Florida woman died Nov. 3 of cancer before she could marry her partner and just before the birth of their son, Equality Florida announced Thursday. “Marriage equality will come too late for one Florida family. Liz Molina, 35, passed away on Monday,” Equality Florida CEO Nadine Smith wrote to supporters.

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Domestic partnership registry approved by Cape Coral city leaders

Release Date: 
November 3, 2014

Written by: Katie Jones