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Tele-TownHall: Next Steps for Marriage Equality in Florida

Equality Florida Institute is hosting a Tele-Town Hall Meeting on Monday, August 4 at 6 PM to address the status of the fight for marriage equality in Florida. Equality Florida Institute is a plaintiff, along with six same-six couples, in one of the lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage.

John Stemberger's "Barbarian" Comments on WFLA

On Monday, July 28, Florida Family Policy Council President John Stemberger was on WFLA discussing marriage for same-sex couples. Stemberger openly supports the ban on marriage for same-sex couples in Florida and works to keep the ban in place.

Couples Deliver Petitions Asking Florida AG To Drop Gay Marriage Opposition

Release Date: 
July 24, 2014

By Jessica Palombo

Same-sex couples delivered thousands of petitions to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office today asking her to reverse course on gay marriage. It’s been a week since Bondi appealed a Florida Keys judge’s ruling striking down the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

Same-Sex Couples Deliver Petitions to Pam Bondi's Office

Release Date: 
July 24, 2014

By Chris Joseph

When Monroe County Circuit Judge Luis Garcia overturned Florida's 2008 constitutional gay-marriage ban and ordered that couples wishing to be married in Key West should be allowed to do so as early as this week, Attorney General Pam Bondi worked quickly to stamp out the ruling.


July 25, 2014 - Moments ago, Miami-Dade County Judge Zabel ruled that Florida's marriage ban is unconstitutional! There is an immediate stay on the ruling, which means no wedding bells in Florida just yet. 

To read Judge Zabel's ruling on the case, click here

Marriage Equality News(Spanish)

Release Date: 
July 18, 2014

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Gay Florida Couple In Limbo After Winning Right To Marry

Release Date: 
July 21, 2014

A county in Florida could join 17 states and the District of Columbia in allowing same sex marriage. Aaron Huntsman and William “Lee” Jones will be among the first in line for a marriage license.

Ruling allows same-sex marriages for Florida Keys

Release Date: 
July 17, 2014

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Orlando residents celebrate Fla. Keys' same-sex marriage ruling despite AG appeal

Release Date: 
July 18, 2014