Posted on 2016-03-31 by Brittany.
Update on Florida's Birth Certificate Lawsuit
Posted on 2016-03-31 by Brittany.
Equality Florida's Transgender Inclusion Initiative announces statewide TransAction Florida Speakers Bureau to commemorate the Day of Visibility and to fight transgender discrimination.
Posted on 2016-03-14 by Brittany.
16TH ANNUAL EQUALITY FLORIDA KEY WEST GALA MARCH 19TH
Posted on 2016-03-07 by Brittany.
Nadine Smith One of Three Floridians Chosen as National Women’s History Month 2016 Honorees
Posted on 2016-03-02 by Brittany.
FL House & Senate Avert Disaster of Expanded Pastor Protection Bill Legislature to clarify controversial measure and simply reaffirm current law
Posted on 2016-02-17 by Brittany.
So-Called "Pastor Protection" Passes Final Senate Committee Senators Opposed Amendment Clarifying The Bill's Intent
Posted on 2016-02-16 by Brittany.
Like many in the community, Equality Florida is reacting to recent news that Councilman Tommy Hazouri will move to withdraw his own human rights ordinance bill, 2016-002 at the City Council meeting this Thursday. This is a setback to be sure, but by no means a defeat. Councilman Hazouri has been a steadfast champion for equality, and we know that he remains committed to passing a fully-inclusive amendment to our human rights ordinance. He, along with Aaron Bowman and Jim Love, have been great leaders on this issue and show no signs of abandoning this work.
Posted on 2016-02-12 by Brittany.
Written By: Gina Duncan, Transgender Inclusion Director
Posted on 2016-02-09 by Brittany.
Statement on Today's SB 120 Hearing Statement from Equality Florida CEO, Nadine Smith: “Today five Senators killed a bill that would have provided basic protections for Floridians regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Posted on 2016-02-08 by Brittany.
Florida Competitive Workforce Act Postponed Senators defeat sweeping religious exemption amendment (Tallahassee) - This afternoon the Senate Judiciary Committee discussed the Florida Competitive Workforce Act (SB 120), a bill that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to existing state nondiscrimination laws.
Posted on 2016-01-29 by Brittany.
Mayor Lenny Curry has announced an Executive Order that prohibits discrimination in the City of Jacksonville based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. The order will cover employment by the city and will require contractors to also have policies in place.
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Posted on 2016-01-27 by Brittany.
FL House Committee to Vote on a Bill that Could Lead to Extreme Anti-LGBT Legislation Senate Judiciary Committee stated support for expanding the bill yesterday
Posted on 2016-01-22 by Brittany.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 22nd, 2016 CONTACT: Carlos Smith, 404-934-4944, Government Affairs Manager Nadine Smith, 813-817-6093, Executive Director
Posted on 2016-01-21 by Brittany.
Written by: Amber Paoloemilio Civic Engagement Coordinator *Amber is currently located in Jacksonville*