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  We stand in support of the Florida Competitive Workforce Act (FCWA) legislation that would update the Florida Civil Rights Act to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the areas of employment, housing, and public accommodations. This inclusive and comprehensive…
Tallahassee — Today Senator Darryl Rouson (D - St. Petersburg) and Representative Jennifer Webb (D - St. Petersburg) filed HB 485 and SB 430, comprehensive legislation to protect gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Floridians under Florida’s existing Civil Rights Act. The Florida Competitive…
January 22, 2019 — Today the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order allowing the Trump administration’s transgender military ban to go into effect temporarily while challenges to the policy continue in federal courts. Equality Florida Director of Transgender Equality Gina Duncan issued the following…
January 18, 2019 — Today Equality Florida applauds the historic announcement from Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Protection Nikki Fried that personnel policies in her agency have been updated to include nondiscrimination protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender…

 

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