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Census: Number of same-sex households soars in South Florida

Release Date: 
August 18, 2011

By David Fleshler and Dana Williams, Sun Sentinel

12:58 a.m. EDT, August 18, 2011

Married Gay Couples ‘Refuse to Lie’ on Tax Forms

Release Date: 
April 4, 2011

April 4, 2011, 3:45 PM

Orlando to pursue registry for gay couples

Release Date: 
June 12, 2011

 

Orlando to pursue registry for gay couples

By David Damronand Mark Schlueb, Orlando Sentinel

7:28 PM EDT, June 12, 2011

Equality Florida Key West Gala to Spotlight Local Heroes

Release Date: 
March 23, 2011

 

Media Release

Are you LGBT and Thinking About Adopting?

Florida's ban on LGBT people adopting has been declared unconstitutional was officially removed from Florida statute in June of 2015. Now that we have secured the freedom to marry here in Florida, our families are safer and more secure. 

Adoption

Florida’s ban on gay and lesbian adoption was ruled unconstitutional in 2010, making Florida the last state in the U.S. to take this crucial step towards equality. And on June 5, 2015, Governor Rick Scott signed the official repeal of the ban into law!