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NEWS RELEASE: Pro-Equality Voters Kept Election Close

(November 5, 2014) -- In a mid-term election plagued by voter apathy, a strong turnout by pro-equality voters was a key factor in making Florida’s governor’s race an Election Day toss-up.

With a huge financial advantage in a year where the GOP was predicted to sweep the election, early forecasts were that Rick Scott was expected to win by a wide margin. But with marriage equality making news almost daily in Florida and across the country, Rick Scott’s opposition to same-sex marriage became a liability.

Sarasota transgender amendment passes first reading

Release Date: 
November 4, 2014

Written by: SAMANTHA ROSENTHAL

Sarasota – On Nov. 3, the City of Sarasota unanimously approved on the first reading changes to the city’s anti-discrimination law which would add rights and protections for transgender individuals.

Another Business For Equality Luncheon - Key West

Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Aqua Nightclub
711 Duval Street
Key West, FL
 
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Volunteer at our 2014 Greater Orlando Gala

Date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm
 
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"Souls To The Polls" Rally

Date: 
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
New Hope Baptist Church
1321 NW 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

 

Equality Florida Deputy Director Stratton Pollitzer will be speaking at today's "Souls To The Polls" Rally with Vice President Joe Biden and former Florida Governor Charlie Crist!

Don't miss this event! 

Volunteer at the Right Whale Festival!

Equality Florida will be out at the beaches for the Right Whale Festival on Nov. 15th!

 

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Volunteer at the Right Whale Festival!

Date: 
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Equality Florida will be out at the beaches for the Right Whale Festival on Nov. 15th!

 

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LISTEN: Edie Windsor's Message for Fla. Gov. Rick Scott

Release Date: 
October 31, 2014

Written by: SUNNIVIE BRYDUM 

The woman whose lawsuit effectively dismantled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, clearing the way for the federal government to recognize same-sex marriage, has a few words for one Republican governor stubbornly refusing to let marriage equality come to his state.

LISTEN: Edie Windsor's Message for Fla. Gov. Rick Scott

Release Date: 
October 31, 2014

Written by: SUNNIVIE BRYDUM 

The woman whose lawsuit effectively dismantled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, clearing the way for the federal government to recognize same-sex marriage, has a few words for one Republican governor stubbornly refusing to let marriage equality come to his state.

Moral Mondays Florida vote for a better tomorrow

Release Date: 
October 28, 2014

Written by: ASHLEY WHITNEY