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Posted on 2016-05-31 by Brittany.
Meet the Interns: Marian Vargas (Development Intern - Based in South Florida) 1. Tell us a little about yourself...
Posted on 2016-05-27 by Brittany.
Meet the Interns: Marisa Halper (Development Intern - Based in Orlando) 1. Tell us a little about yourself...
Posted on 2016-05-23 by Brittany.
Written by: Gina Duncan Transgender Inclusion Director
Posted on 2016-05-20 by Brittany.
NCLR and Equality Florida Issue Legal Memorandum to Clay County School Board The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has issued a legal memorandum on behalf of Equality Florida warning the Clay County School Board against disregarding the Department of Education’s directive affirming that it is illegal to discriminate against transgender students under Title IX.
Posted on 2016-05-20 by Brittany.
NCLR and Equality Florida Issue Legal Memorandum to Clay County School Board The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has issued a legal memorandum on behalf of Equality Florida warning the Clay County School Board against disregarding the Department of Education’s directive affirming that it is illegal to discriminate against transgender students under Title IX.
Posted on 2016-05-17 by Brittany.
Florida Department of Health Now Issuing Birth Certificates That List Married Same-Sex Spouses
Posted on 2016-05-16 by Brittany.
Meet the Interns: Abigail Melton (Public Policy Intern - Based in Pensacola) 1. Tell us a little about yourself...
Posted on 2016-05-13 by Brittany.
U.S. Department of Education Affirms it is Illegal to Discriminate Against Transgender Students under Title IX (ORLANDO, FL) - Today the U.S. Department of Education sent out a letter to the nation’s school districts affirming that it is illegal to discriminate against transgender students under Title IX.
Posted on 2016-05-12 by Brittany.
Immediate Release: Thursday, May 12, 2016 Marion County School Board facing Title IX Complaint after passing an Anti-Transgender Bathroom Policy School district passed new policy despite warnings it violated federal law  
Posted on 2016-05-11 by Brittany.
Written By: Gina Duncan Equality Florida / TransAction Florida Transgender Inclusion Director May 11, 2016
Posted on 2016-05-10 by Brittany.
State House Representative Clovis Watson, Jr. to be honored at annual Equality Florida Greater Gainesville Gala Equality Florida, the state’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights group, will be honoring State House Representative Clovis Watson, Jr. and lifetime community advocate Linda Bassham with the 2016 Voice for Equality Award at the annual Greater Gainesville Gala on May 14th.
Posted on 2016-05-09 by Brittany.
LGBTQ Advocacy Organizations Issue Open Letter to ​Marion County School Board
Posted on 2016-04-29 by Brittany.
In an environment of increased anti-transgender hysteria and hateful rhetoric, it gives me a great deal of pride to announce the growth of TransAction Florida, Equality Florida's Transgender Inclusion Initiative. 
Posted on 2016-04-27 by Brittany.
  Marion County School Board Approves “Gender Inspection” Resolution
Posted on 2016-04-25 by hannah.
Statement by Nadine Smith, Executive Director of Equality Florida "The president of Liberty Counsel, the religious law group behind the recent wave of anti-transgender bathroom bills, announced that she plans to carry a gun with her to the women’s restroom. Anita Staver's twitter message comes in response to an announcement by Target that the company will not discriminate against transgender customers or employees.
Posted on 2016-04-24 by hannah.
Transgender and gender nonconforming students in Marion County are under attack. The Marion County School Board will be voting on an “emergency” resolution next Tuesday, April 26th that will prohibit transgender students from using the bathroom that aligns with their gender identity.
Posted on 2016-04-21 by hannah.
Equality Florida Action PAC Endorses Andrew Korge For Immediate Release, Thursday, April 21st, 2016 Contact: Stratton Pollitzer, Chair, Equality Florida Action PAC, 954-682-6094, [email protected] MIAMI - Today Equality Florida Action PAC announced its endorsement of Democrat Andrew Korge for State Senate district 39 which is expected to be one of the most hotly contested legislative races of 2016.  
Posted on 2016-04-12 by Brittany.
This May Be Our Finest Hour    
Posted on 2016-04-12 by Brittany.
State House Representative Alan B. Williams to be honored at annual Tallahassee Gala Equality Florida’s event will bring together leadersin politics, business, and the community  
Posted on 2016-04-06 by Brittany.
FL Department of Children and Families to remove LGBTQ-inclusive language from rules Far-right groups and the Governor block crucial protections for LGBTQ youth ​