NEWS RELEASE: Mayor Curry signs Executive Order prohibiting discrimination; Councilman Jim Love co-sponsors HRO

Submitted by Brittany on January 29, 2016 - 6:05pm

Mayor Lenny Curry has announced an Executive Order that prohibits discrimination in the City of Jacksonville based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. The order will cover employment by the city and will require contractors to also have policies in place.

Equality Florida's 2016 Legislative Priorities

Submitted by Brittany on January 12, 2016 - 9:38am

The 2016 legislative session is shaping up to be critical for Florida’s LGBT community. With the 60-day session officially kicking off January 12th 2016, lawmakers are already filing bills that would have good and bad outcomes for our community. That’s why we need you to join us on the front lines in Tallahassee on January 25th and 26th for Equality Florida’s Annual Lobby Days!

Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly of legislation we are already seeing this year:


BREAKING: Same-Sex Couples Ask Federal Court To Rule On Florida Birth Certificate Lawsuit Without A Trial

Submitted by Brittany on December 9, 2015 - 2:35pm


Media Contacts:
NCLR: Erik Olvera | [email protected]
EQFL: Jim Harper | [email protected]

Same-Sex Couples Ask Federal Court to Order Florida State Officials to Treat Them Equally and List Both Parents on their Children’s Birth Certificates