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 2017-03-21 by Brittany.
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Trump’s Administration, under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, rescinded Title IX guidance for transgender students.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.
Posted on 2017-02-14 by Brittany.
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- Today, after years of hard work and advocacy from the local LGBTQ residents, businesses owners, faith voices and community leaders, the Jacksonville City Council has voted to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression by a 12 to 6 vote.
Posted on 2017-02-09 by Brittany.
EQUALITY FLORIDA TO HONOR LISA LA MONICA AT ANNUAL GALA; ALBERTO CARVALHO, SUPERINTENDENT OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, TO PRESENT AWARD Sunday, March 12 at Nobu Hotel Eden Roc
Posted on 2017-02-07 by Brittany.
Press Release Launched on Friday, February 3, 2017
Posted on 2017-01-31 by Brittany.
Yesterday, President Trump affirmed that he will keep President Obama's executive order that created new workplace protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender federal employees and contractors. This is welcome news following rumors that he was poised to repeal these important protections.
Posted on 2017-01-25 by Brittany.
Equality Florida to Honor Tech Data Executive at Annual Gala John Tonnison, Tech Data’s Executive Vice President, Cloud Computing and CIO, will receive the Voice for Equality Award at Equality Florida’s Tampa Gala
Posted on 2017-01-18 by amber.
Meet The Interns: Elias Flynn Joseph Safe Schools Intern Based in Jacksonville (Pronouns: They/Them/Their)
Posted on 2017-01-17 by Brittany.
EQUALITY FLORIDA TO HONOR KIMBERLY MAZAUSKAS AND COMPASS INC. AT 4th ANNUAL PALM BEACH GALA Sunday, February 19 at Lake Pavilion
Posted on 2017-01-11 by Brittany.
Info below on the Women's March on Florida was gathered from the the wonderful folks at State Voices.
Posted on 2017-01-10 by hannah.
Posted on 2017-01-05 by Brittany.
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