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.
It sounds like the greatest comic book ever written, but it's something better! Some prominent lesbians have gotten together to form a super PAC to support candidates that champion LGBT and women's rights.
Some of the high powered lesbians who helped launch the PAC include Jane Lynch from Glee; tennis legend Billie Jean King; Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin; and Chicago Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts.
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.
On Thursday, November 10th, Equality Florida was honored as the "Most Effective LGBT Organization" by the readers of Watermark - Central Florida's premier LGBT newspaper.