domestic partnership

[Action Alert] Tallahassee Needs to Hear From You

Submitted by mallory on February 7, 2012 - 2:32pm

Click here to send a noteAt this very moment, dozens of citizen lobbyists from across Florida are working the halls of the capitol and telling their stories as part of Equality Florida's 2012 Lobby Days. By sending a message to your state Representative and Senator right now, you'll double the impact our team can have on those who make the laws that effect our lives.

20 couples sign up on the 1st day of Volusia's domestic partnership registry

Submitted by mallory on July 3, 2012 - 10:56am

Check out this great article from the Daytona Beach News- Journal about the recently opened domestic partnership registry in Volusia County. The couples quoted in the article sound so elated- it's a great reminder of how the work being done really impacts the lives of people across the state. 

LIVE NOW- Orlando City Commission Final Vote on Domestic Partnership Registry

Submitted by Anonymous on December 12, 2011 - 3:18pm

Today the Orlando City Commission will hold it's first hearing on enacting a domestic partnership registry in the city. The commission meeting is currently underway and the room is packed with supporters wearing red in support of the registry. 

Last week the Commission voted unanimously to move the registry forward.  

Ros-Lehtinen joins Congressional letter to the IRS asking for clear guidelines for LGBT taxpayers

Submitted by brian on September 2, 2011 - 3:47pm

EQFL NOTE: This is BIG news. Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtenin has just joined the call for the IRS to take immediate action to reduce the tax burden LGBT couples face because of a lack of Federal recognition. Here's their release...