President Obama has included gay parents in a proclamation recognizing November as national adoption month.
This weekend Equality Florida was having fun in sun at Aqua Girl, the world’s largest charity event for women. In between killer DJ sets, amazing artistic performances and dips in the pool we engaged the crowd in the fight for full equality for all LGBT Floridians.
EQFL NOTE: Like Utah, Florida does not currently have statewide non-discriminations protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. While it is difficult to quantify the financial impact of this lack of protections, we know that major employers consider a state's reputation when deciding to relocate or expand. He's an article in which officials at EBay explain their hesitation to expand in Utah, a state without these protections.
Today is Celebrate Bisexuality Day. First celebrated in 1999, it's a day to recognize and celebrate what is often times an invisible community. Bisexuals often experience judgement from both the gay community and the straight community, and this day serves as a reminder that bisexuals need to come out and be visible to help take the stigma out of bisexuality.
Check out this piece written by Brian McNaught about the challenges bisexuals face and calls for bisexuals to come out and be visible.
- Your Resident Bisexual, Mallory