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Posted on 2022-07-01 by brandon.
‘Don’t Say LGBTQ’ Law, Already Harming Students, Goes Into Effect Equality Florida, Coalition of Parents, Students, Educators Vow to End It
Posted on 2022-06-24 by brandon.
Equality Florida Responds to US Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe V. Wade WASHINGTON, DC -- This morning, the United States Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization (JWHO) has overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, two foundational rulings that affirmed our Constitutional right to abortion and privacy. Twenty-six states are now poised to ban abortion after this decision, including 13 states with “trigger bans” on the book. Equality Florida issued the following statement:
Posted on 2022-06-17 by brandon.
Equality Florida Decries Proposed Rule to Eliminate Medicaid Coverage for Gender Affirming Care
Posted on 2022-06-16 by brandon.
New OUT Leadership Report Shows Anti-LGBTQ Laws Making Florida Less Welcoming for Businesses
Posted on 2022-06-02 by brandon.
Equality Florida Responds to AHCA Report on Treatment of Gender Dysphoria Florida Doubles Down on Debunked Guidance
Posted on 2022-05-27 by Cielo.
Meet the Fellows: Summer 2022  Equality Florida, Florida’s largest LGBTQ advocacy organization, has hired a diverse cohort of fellows originating from all over Florida. The Summer 2022 cohort is welcoming individuals from various ages, ethnicities, gender identities, academic backgrounds, and sexualities – reflecting the diverse communities Equality Florida is missioned to serve.
Posted on 2022-05-26 by brandon.
Equality Florida Executive Director Nadine Smith Named to  Time100 List St. Petersburg, FL -- TIME named Equality Florida Executive Director Nadine Smith to the 2022 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes appear in the June 6/June 13 double issue of TIME, available on newsstands on Friday, May 27, and online now at time.com/time100.
Posted on 2022-05-11 by brandon.
Fears Vindicated As “Don’t Say Gay” Legislation Harms Florida Students Schools Censoring Students Even Before Law is in Effect
Posted on 2022-04-29 by Cielo.
Spring 2022 Fellowship   Earlier this year, Equality Florida - Florida’s largest LGBTQ advocacy organization - hired a dedicated and vibrant cohort for its Spring 2022 Fellowship Program! From Tallahassee to Miami, our fellows encompassed a diverse range of regions, ethnicities, gender identities, and backgrounds which truly reflected our community.
Posted on 2022-04-20 by Brittany.
  TALLAHASSEE, FL - The Florida Department of Health issued non-binding guidance today opposing science-backed health care for transgender kids. Equality Florida issued the following statement in response:
Posted on 2022-03-31 by Brittany.
  Equality Florida Joins Lawsuit to Challenge Don’t Say Gay Law TALLAHASSEE, FL -- Today, Equality Florida joined the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, Attorney Elizabeth Schwartz, and families in Florida in filing suit against the State of Florida over the newly-signed Don’t Say Gay law. Equality Florida issued the following statement:
Posted on 2022-03-28 by Brittany.
  Equality Florida Responds To Signing of ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill by Governor Ron DeSantis
Posted on 2022-03-08 by michaelw.
Equality Florida Condemns Passage of the "Don't Say Gay" Bill by the Florida Legislature  
Posted on 2022-03-07 by Brittany.
  Florida Senate Rejects Reasonable Amendments to Don’t Say Gay, Full Vote Looms Equality Florida Prepares for Legal Battles to Protect Students, Parents, and Teachers
Posted on 2022-03-07 by Brittany.
  Equality Florida Condemns Anti-LGBTQ Remarks By DeSantis Spokesperson
Posted on 2022-03-03 by Brittany.
Equality Florida Celebrates Powerful Statewide Student Walkouts TALLAHASSEE, FL - Today, students across the State of Florida led peaceful walkouts to protest the hateful Don’t Say Gay bill moving in the legislature, including a march that led over 100 Tallahassee-area students inside the Capitol building. In response, Equality Florida issued the following statement:
Posted on 2022-02-28 by Brittany.
  Marriott, Hilton, American Airlines and AirBnb Join 150+ Major U.S. Companies To Oppose Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation in Florida IHG Hotels & Resorts, Oracle, and United Airlines among new signatories, joining Amazon, American Airlines, Apple, AT&T, HP, Microsoft, Salesforce, Unilever, others