For Immediate Release Jan. 5, 2017 Patti Brigham, Co-chair, Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence 1st Vice President, LWV of Florida Andy Pelosi, Co-Chair, Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Executive Director, Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus
Posted on 2017-01-05 by Brittany.
Posted on 2016-12-12 by amber.
Meet The Interns: Caitlin Burns New Media Intern Based in Orlando
Posted on 2016-12-05 by Brittany.
Equality Florida's Response to NC Governor McCrory's Defeat ST. PETERSBURG, FL - North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has finally conceded defeat. McCrory, who created the discriminatory HB 2 that has cost North Carolina $600 million and counting when corporations, jobs, conferences, and sporting events pulled out of the state, has officially been rejected by North Carolina voters. His opponent Roy Cooper made dismantling the anti-LGBTQ law a centerpiece of his campaign.
Posted on 2016-12-02 by Brittany.
TRANSGENDER “SAFE HAVEN” TOWNS, CITIES AND COUNTIES
Posted on 2016-11-29 by Brittany.
Resources for Immediate Disaster Behavioral Health Response Mass Violence and Trauma-Specific Information Coping With Grief After Community Violence—This SAMHSA tip sheet introduces some of the signs of grief and anger after an incident of community violence, provides useful information about to how to cope with grief, and offers tips for helping children deal with grief. http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Coping-With-Grief-After-Community-Viole…- 4888
Posted on 2016-11-22 by amber.
Cathy and Karla met at work almost 20 years ago and have been married since January 5, 2015. They were the first couple in Florida to be legally married once the freedom to marry was secured in the Sunshine State. As a lesbian couple living in South Florida, they have been advocating for their family and for the rights of the LGBTQ community for many years.
Posted on 2016-11-21 by amber.
Written by: Dan and Brent VanTice This Thanksgiving, we are feeling thankful for marriage equality, our family, and our beautiful children. Brent and I met here in Jacksonville and we feel very fortunate and blessed that we now live in a nation that recognizes our marriage and family.
Posted on 2016-11-17 by Brittany.
November 17, 2016 Writteny By: Gina Duncan, Transgender Inclusion Director
Posted on 2016-11-16 by Brittany.
Thank you for calling in to our Post-Election Tele-Town Hall. As promised, below is a summary of what was discussed on tonight’s call along with important resources. You can also find out more and register for our Annual Lobby Days - being held on March 20 and 21 - by visiting: eqfl.org/lobbydays. We need your voice in Tallahassee this legislative session more than ever!
Posted on 2016-11-15 by Brittany.
Meet The Interns: Kyler Sares Field & Advocacy Intern Based in Tampa
Posted on 2016-11-09 by Brittany.
Posted on 2016-10-24 by Brittany.
EQUALITY FLORIDA GREATER ORLANDO GALA TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE ORLANDO COMMUNITY November 4th Event will “Honor Them With Action” at Orlando Museum of Art Emcee: Actor Wilson Cruz, who lost a relative in the shooting
Posted on 2016-10-20 by hannah.
Allies and supporters of LGBT equality are growing by the day, and now, the sports community is following suit. During LGBT History Month, the Miami Heat are hosting a party to celebrate South Florida’s LGBTQ community, called Loud & Proud, this Saturday, October 22nd. The Miami Heat are planning a huge event, sending professional NBA coaches and players, and making it open and free to the public.
Posted on 2016-10-20 by Brittany.
Child Welfare Advocates Praise DCF for Finalizing Rules Ensuring Safety and Well-Being for LGBTQ Foster Youth
Posted on 2016-09-29 by Brittany.
ACC Moves Championship Game to OrlandoEquality Florida calls on its government to pass statewide LGBTQ protections
Posted on 2016-09-29 by hannah.
Posted on 2016-09-26 by hannah.
Equality Florida Raises Over $9.5M For Pulse Victims Releases New Video from Survivors and Orlando Leaders GoFundMe Pledges $100,000 matching grant to new “Honor Them With Action” campaign
Posted on 2016-09-23 by Brittany.
Equality Florida Endorses Gun Violence Prevention Policies Will partner with gun safety advocates & other allies to combat epidemic of gun violence ORLANDO, FL - Today, Equality Florida made a significant policy announcement to formally endorse common sense gun violence prevention policies in response to the hate-fueled attack in Orlando this past June, targeting the LGBTQ community at Pulse nightclub’s Latin night.
Posted on 2016-09-15 by Brittany.
EQUALITY FLORIDA TO PRESENT “VOICE FOR EQUALITY” AWARD TO MARTINA NAVRATILOVA AT ANNUAL GALA ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Posted on 2016-09-15 by Brittany.
Congratulations to Gina Duncan, Equality Florida's transgender inclusion director, for her recognition at the upcoming 14th Annual TSA Conference on September 20, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City! Gina is being recognized as a result of her collaboration and training of the TSA workforce. While Gina is not able to attend the event, we are so excited about this well-deserved honor!