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Posted on 2017-05-18 by Brittany.
MEET THE INTERNS: KENZIE HELMICK (Public Policy Intern - Orlando)
Posted on 2017-05-09 by Brittany.
The whirlwind of the 2017 legislative session is officially behind us, and I wanted to share with you the historic progress we made this year, the bad bills we defeated, and the unfinished business still ahead of us.  
Posted on 2017-05-04 by Brittany.
**We will continue to update this page as we receive more analysis from our legal partners**  
Posted on 2017-05-01 by Brittany.
Written By: Gina Duncan, Director of Transgender Equality  
Posted on 2017-04-27 by hannah.
Equality Florida's Executive Director, Nadine Smith, penned the following open letter to Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler. Mayor Seiler has come under fire after refusing to bow out of a "Mayor's Prayer Breakfast" this Friday, April 28th, where he will share the stage with keynote speaker Jim Daly, President of Focus on the Family.  --------------- Dear Mayor Seiler,
Posted on 2017-04-21 by Brittany.
  Equality Florida Applauds Resignation of Frank Artiles
Posted on 2017-04-19 by Brittany.
Equality Florida Calls For The Removal of Senator Frank Artiles From Office
Posted on 2017-04-14 by Brittany.
  71% Of Floridians Support Banning Conversion Therapy For Minors
Posted on 2017-03-30 by Brittany.
Written By: Gina Duncan, Director of Transgender Equality
Posted on 2017-03-27 by Brittany.
We are approaching the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session, and Equality Florida has been hard at work advocating for full LGBTQ equality in Florida.
Posted on 2017-03-08 by Brittany.
  As Hate Crimes Spike Nationwide, Community To Hold "Love Lives Here" Event at Florida Holocaust Museum  
Posted on 2017-03-07 by Brittany.
Governor Scott Fails To Mention Pulse Attack Targeted LGBTQ & Latinx Communities In State of the State Address  
Posted on 2017-03-06 by Brittany.
The landscape in Tallahassee has shifted dramatically for Equality Florida as we celebrate our 20th anniversary this year as a progressive organization with unprecedented levels of support. Our strategy has always been built on bipartisan support, carving out victories in a hostile climate, and finding common ground with our opponents to move equality forward against all odds.
Posted on 2017-02-23 by Brittany.
Equality Florida Responds To Trump’s Attack on Transgender YouthAdministration rescinds Title IX guidance for transgender students ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- Yesterday, President Donald Trump’s Administration, under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, rescinded Title IX guidance for transgender students.
Posted on 2017-02-17 by Brittany.
A series of three murders in Tampa involving gay victims sparked concern about an increase in hate crimes, specifically targeting LGBTQ individuals.
Posted on 2017-02-17 by Brittany.
There’s a new threat in Tallahassee to our hard won LGBTQ protections. A bill (HB 17) that would repeal a range of local policies, including LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinances, is being fast-tracked through the Florida House.