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Posted on 2011-10-14 by michael.
Budget Cuts Threaten Our Largest Student Summit Next week more than 100 student leaders from 22 schools are planning to gather for our largest anti-bullying Leadership Summit. But they can't get there without your help.
Posted on 2011-10-14 by nadine.
by David K. Johnson
Posted on 2011-10-05 by mallory.
Check out this great article from newrootsnew.org that reminds us why we love St. Pete Councilman Steve Kornell so much (as if we could ever forget): Steve Kornell: Doing what's right in St. Pete
Posted on 2011-10-04 by Anonymous.
The anti-gay extremists are going berserk. They've launched an all out attack on Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen who is the first and ,so far, only Republican to co-sponsor a bill that would repeal the anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Posted on 2011-10-04 by mallory.
  News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, (October 4, 2011) Contact:Mallory Wells, Public Policy Director, [email protected] Brian Winfield, Communications Director, [email protected]  Legislators Aim to Bring Jobs to Florida File the Florida Competitive Workforce Act
Posted on 2011-10-03 by michael.
  The Executive Director of The Holocaust Memorial Center of Florida, Pam Kancher has sent a letter to the Superintendent of Lake County Schools and the members of the Lake County School Board asking them to remedy the damange done earlier this year by the homophobic rants of Mt. Dora High School teacher Jerry Buell. In her letter, Kancher asks Lake County Schools to update their policies to include Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and she offers inclusive trainings provided by Holocaust Memorial Center staff.
Posted on 2011-09-30 by Anonymous.
Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is the first and only Republican to co-sponsor a bill that would repeal the anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act.
Posted on 2011-09-29 by mallory.
The nation's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, has added gender identity to the company's employee non-discrimination policy. The policy already included sexual orientation protections. 
Posted on 2011-09-27 by Anonymous.
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Posted on 2011-09-24 by brian.
By Nadine Smith | Guest columnist 12:00 a.m. EDT, September 23, 2011
Posted on 2011-09-23 by mallory.
Today is Celebrate Bisexuality Day. First celebrated in 1999, it's a day to recognize and celebrate what is often times an invisible community. Bisexuals often experience judgement from both the gay community and the straight community, and this day serves as a reminder that bisexuals need to come out and be visible to help take the stigma out of bisexuality.  Check out this piece written by Brian McNaught about the challenges bisexuals face and calls for bisexuals to come out and be visible.  - Your Resident Bisexual, Mallory  
Posted on 2011-09-22 by nadine.
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the fall of Florida's anti-gay adoption ban. Click here for more on this amazing victory.
Posted on 2011-09-22 by nadine.
  Rep.Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's remarks as she receives the Log Cabin Republican's Spirt of Lincoln Award.
Posted on 2011-09-21 by Anonymous.
Check out this video from WTSP - Tampa Bay Channel 10's great coverage on the end of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell!"
Posted on 2011-09-21 by mallory.
President Obama spoke at the UN General Assembly today and called on members to stand for LGBT rights. He announced the US has signed a new Declaration on Women's participation- hooray for women and girls! AMERICAblog Gay, published an excerpt from the speech. 
Posted on 2011-09-21 by mallory.
Last night, Audrey Gibson won the special election primary for Senate District 1 which covers Jacksonville. She will go against a write-in candidate on October 18.  Gibson has been a consistent supporter of LGBT equality. While in the state house, she supported repealing Florida's ban on LGBT adoption; voted in favor of a fully inclusive safe schools policy; and voted against a bill that would have prohibited state universities from offering domestic partnership benefits to employees. 
Posted on 2011-09-20 by nadine.
What was your coming out moment like?