Equality Florida

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

Florida Blue fixes glitch that temporarily denied HIV meds to some

Submitted by Brittany on October 26, 2015 - 6:21pm

An Equality Florida member told us last week that his health insurer had denied coverage for an HIV medication he has taken for several years. He ultimately did get his meds, but he worried that the hurdles he faced might signal an effort by the insurance company to encourage HIV-positive clients to find another carrier.

We reached out to Florida Blue and the company acknowledged and apologized for a technical glitch that had affected 89 policyholders. It also issued this statement clarifying their policy.