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Posted on 2016-01-11 by Brittany.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 11th, 2016 CONTACT: Carlos Guillermo Smith / [email protected]   Equality Florida Applauds Sobel & Jenne for Domestic Partnership Bills Statewide Domestic Partner Registry offers basic protections for all families ​even after marriage equality
Posted on 2016-01-06 by tyler.
Written by Hannah Willard, Policy & Outreach Coordinator
Posted on 2015-12-09 by Brittany.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: NCLR: Erik Olvera | [email protected] EQFL: Jim Harper | [email protected] Same-Sex Couples Ask Federal Court to Order Florida State Officials to Treat Them Equally and List Both Parents on their Children’s Birth Certificates
Posted on 2015-12-08 by Brittany.
MEDIA ADVISORY TransAction Florida Hosts Statewide Transgender Media & Messaging Training in Orlando As momentum for transgender equality continues to grow in Florida and across the nation, TransAction Florida is hosting a ground-breaking media and messaging training focused on effectively discussing transgender issues with the media. The training will be conducted by national media communications trainers, The Franklin Forum.
Posted on 2015-11-18 by Brittany.
Equality Means Business Written By: Mike Reedy, Business Outreach Manager
Posted on 2015-11-18 by Brittany.
Transgender Day of Remembrance and Visibility Written By: Gina Duncan, Transgender Inclusion Director
Posted on 2015-11-18 by Brittany.
Older LGBT people face challenges that others do not Town meetings will discuss needed changes in aging policies and services
Posted on 2015-11-18 by Brittany.
Making the case for equality Florida’s leading business magazine features transgender woman Gina Duncan
Posted on 2015-11-10 by tyler.
Aryah Lester TransAction Advisory Board Spotlight
Posted on 2015-11-09 by Brittany.
Lawyer who helped win marriage equality will be honored in Sarasota Mary Bonauto will join Michael Donald Edwards at Equality Florida’s annual celebration Mary Bonauto, the lawyer who successfully argued for marriage equality at the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year, will come to Sarasota later this month to accept a Lifetime Achievement Award from Equality Florida at its annual Suncoast Celebration.
Posted on 2015-11-03 by Brittany.
Today is Election Day! Every vote will make a difference, so it is important pro-equality supporters like you get out to vote today. Equality Florida Action PAC has endorsed pro-equality candidates in Miami Beach, Orlando, and St. Petersburg! Be sure to check them out before heading to the ballot box! GO VOTE!
Posted on 2015-11-02 by Brittany.
Leadership For a Changing America - 21st Century Policing LGBT Employees in Public Safety and LGBT Community Partnerships
Posted on 2015-10-26 by Brittany.
An Equality Florida member told us last week that his health insurer had denied coverage for an HIV medication he has taken for several years. He ultimately did get his meds, but he worried that the hurdles he faced might signal an effort by the insurance company to encourage HIV-positive clients to find another carrier. We reached out to Florida Blue and the company acknowledged and apologized for a technical glitch that had affected 89 policyholders. It also issued this statement clarifying their policy.  
Posted on 2015-10-21 by Brittany.
This bill would allow people to opt out of anti-discrimination laws Extends beyond churches to individuals, businesses and others  
Posted on 2015-10-21 by hannah.
The parade has passed and the booths have been taken down but the feelings of acceptance and belonging that were present for Come out with Pride 2015 are still with me. This year was the best Pride that I have attended! Working in the Equality Florida booth with my 9 year old daughter and my 16 year old niece was a real experience for me. As a parent, the opportunity to share my passion for social justice with my daughter was something I will not forgot.  
Posted on 2015-10-20 by Brittany.
Orange County ends domestic partnership benefits Here's why we think that's a mistake ​
Posted on 2015-10-16 by tyler.
NCLR and Equality Florida Ask Federal Judge to Order Immediate Issuance of Birth Certificates Acknowledging Same-Sex Spouses as Parents (Tallahassee, FL, October 16, 2015)—Today, the same-sex couples who filed a federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s refusal to add both of their names to their children’s birth certificates asked the court for immediate protection for their families.