Discrimination

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Incident involving gender-neutral eighth grader in FL prompts call for better training

Submitted by Brittany on October 15, 2015 - 6:39pm

In honor of Spirit Day, millions of people across the nation have gone purple today to show their support for LGBTQ youth and take a stand against bullying.

Statistically, we know LGBTQ youth face much higher rates of bullying and harassment in schools, and examples of such discrimination in Florida are often reported to Equality Florida.

Urge the Pensacola City Council to pass a fully-inclusive HRO!

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NEWS RELEASE: Florida Legislators push for statewide LGBT nondiscrimination protections

Submitted by Brittany on August 11, 2015 - 2:23pm

Legislators push for statewide LGBT nondiscrimination protections

As cases show, real discrimination persists
despite gains in some areas

August 11, 2015

The assistant manager of a hospital department in Kissimmee was commended often and promoted twice. But in November he was fired, after what he described as months of teasing about his sexual orientation from a new boss.

NEWS RELEASE: Members of Congress introduce the Equality Act, a fully inclusive anti-discrimination bill

Submitted by Brittany on July 23, 2015 - 2:43pm

Members of Congress introduce a
fully inclusive anti-discrimination bill

Equality Florida will encourage our
state’s delegation to support it

Congressional Democrats introduced a bill Thursday that would replace the current patchwork of anti-discrimination protections for LGBT Americans with a fully inclusive amendment to the nation’s civil rights laws.