Equality Florida had a wonderful time at Charlotte County Pride last weekend! The event kicked off with a volunteer training on Friday in the beautiful Laishley Park. Our volunteers heard about Equality Florida’s work and practiced canvassing for the next day. We shared our stories, experiences, and prepared for a busy Saturday!
Posted on 2015-05-11 by [email protected].
Written by Morgan Baker, Jacksonville Media Intern May has initiated a monstrous force of Get Out The Vote power! Phone banking kicked off on May 5th, with a strong team of 13 volunteers pitching in to call voters and recruit potential volunteers. At the Jacksonville EQFL headquarters, there was a dual phone bank consisting of two separate rooms with two very certain goals. One room was able to make over 120 calls and recruit 12 volunteer shifts.
Posted on 2015-05-08 by Brittany.
A Florida mother’s dying wish for her gay son Marie Bristol wants to meet with the governor; On Mother’s Day, Equality Florida will help with a social media campaign
Posted on 2015-05-07 by tyler.
Posted on 2015-05-07 by tyler.
Arianna Lint TransAction Advisory Board Spotlight "Last year, Equality Florida launched its statewide transgender inclusion initiative in support of the Transgender Community. With the creation of TransAction Florida's Advisory Board, we now have a statewide scope and reach to provide advocacy, awareness and education of the transgender journey. We are very pleased to highlight one of our Advisory Board Members each month in 2015. This month, we are honored to spotlight the incomparable Arianna Lint."
Posted on 2015-05-06 by tyler.
Shavion Robinson (Field Intern - Jacksonville Office) 1. Tell us a little about yourself.
Posted on 2015-05-05 by hannah.
Emily Corson (Field Intern - Orlando Office) 1. Tell us a little about yourself.
Posted on 2015-05-01 by Brittany.
Our 2015 Florida Legislative Scorecard Equality Florida celebrates the defeat of two bills and the passage of another As this year’s regular legislative session draws to a close, Equality Florida is thankful that two anti-LGBT measures did not pass; and that one very good bill for all Floridians is on its way to the governor. With telephone calls, emails and personal testimony, Equality Florida members and supporters worked hard to defeat two discriminatory bills.
Posted on 2015-04-30 by Brittany.
Supporters of Freedom to Marry Launch Ad Showing Strong Support in Florida Equality Florida and Freedom to Marry join to produce the ad, which will begin airing this week
Posted on 2015-04-28 by Brittany.
Todd and Jeffrey Delmay, a pioneering Florida gay couple, go to Washington They crossed the threshold; let couples nationwide do the same, they say
Posted on 2015-04-24 by [email protected].
Written by: Morgan Baker, Jacksonville Media Intern
Posted on 2015-04-24 by Brittany.
Sumter County Clerk Honored to Perform Weddings
Posted on 2015-04-23 by Brittany.
Republican support for the freedom to marry continues to grow People from across the state join Equality Florida’s social media campaign
Posted on 2015-04-20 by Brittany.
Senate leaders derail controversial adoption proposal Letting tax-funded agencies discriminate on religious grounds raised too many questions April 20, 2015 Florida Senate leaders decided Monday not to vote on a controversial proposal that would allow taxpayer-supported adoption agencies to use religious or personal beliefs to discriminate against prospective parents.
Posted on 2015-04-17 by Brittany.
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 Contact: Jim Harper, Media/Communications, [email protected]
Posted on 2015-04-16 by amber.
Equality Florida had a spectacular time at Miami Beach Gay Pride this weekend! The event started off with two informational volunteer orientations on Thursday and Friday, hosted by PrideLines Youth Services. Between the two nights, 25 equality supporters came out to learn the best ways to fight for the Florida Competitive Workforce Act. We were very thankful to share the space with PrideLines!