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Broward Equality Connection at Chill Wine Lounge

Date: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Mixer
Location: 
Chill Wine Lounge
1828 E Sunrise Blvd
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
 
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Tallahassee Equality Connection at Proof Brewing Company!

Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Mixer
Location: 
Proof Brewing Company - Railroad Square Location
644 McDonnell Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310
 
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Hillsborough amends HRO, proceeds with registry formation

Release Date: 
October 2, 2014

Written by: Staff Report

Tampa – With a unanimous vote, Hillsborough County Commissioners passed a law prohibiting workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The law, which became effective immediately, re-establishes protections that were eliminated in the 1990s, when that former commission repealed amendments to its human rights ordinance protecting the gay community.

Naples Equality Connection at Greek Gourmet!

Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Greek Gourmet
2196 Airport Pulling Rd S.
Naples, FL 34112
 
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Organizing for Equality in Jacksonville

Release Date: 
September 29, 2014

Written by: Marty Rouse

HRC is proud to work alongside Equality Florida and Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network (JASMYN) as part of the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality.

Together we hope to bring Jacksonville in line with every other major city in America with the passage of a fully-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance.

FLGLFF's Screening of The Film - "Queen of Amsterdam"

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 7:30pm
Location: 
The Classic Gateway Theatre
1820 E Sunrise Blvd
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

We are proud to be a community partner for the film "Queen of Amsterdam" at this years Ft. Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Film Festival!

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SHOW UP Wednesday, Oct 1 in Hillsborough County!

Two important votes are happening at the Hillsborough County Commission on Wednesday, October 1st. The Domestic Partnership Registry (DPR) and the Human Rights Ordinance (HERO). Both are important to our community and we encourage people to show up and speak during public comments. 

Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Approves Marriage Resolution

Fort Lauderdale Chamber Passes Resolution in Support of The Freedom To Marry

The Board of Directors of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, the largest organization of businesses in Broward County, Florida, has approved a resolution in support of marriage equality, adding yet another collective voice on this important economic issue.

Nadine Smith challenges 3 gay-marriage critics to take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Release Date: 
August 25, 2014

Written by: Mitch Perry

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continues to rage on, with the ALS Foundation reporting today that it has received just shy of $80 million ($79.7) in donations compared to $2.5 million during the same time period last year (July 29 to August 25). These donations have come from existing donors and 1.7 million new donors.

Volunteer at Volusia Pride 2014!

Date: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

It has been an exciting year! 

At the beginning of 2014, we filed a lawsuit with NCLR in Miami-Dade County for the freedom to marry. Since then, five judges have ruled Florida’s ban on marriage unconstitutional! Although we’ve come so far, we have so much more work to do in this critical struggle to end discrimination in the Sunshine State.