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Pride is an incredible opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate our strength, our diversity, and (of course) our pride. It's also our best chance to build grassroots excitement across Florida for Get Engaged, our campaign to secure the freedom to marry! Florida leads the south in public support for marriage equality, and we need your help to engage the community together in this fight.
From The Buzz political blog:
Hours after he sidestepped the question of whether he would support or oppose an Arizona-style anti-gay law in a national TV appearance, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday he would veto it.
Scott's new statement came after his likely Democratic opponent, former Gov. Charlie Crist, blasted him for not firmly opposing any forms of discrimination.
Meet the Interns: Laura Melendez Parra
1. Tell us a little about yourself...
I am a Freshman at the University of Florida, majoring in psychology. I may also minor in business. I like riding my bike and going swimming, although I am very bad at swimming.
Written By: Mitch Perry
A jam-packed crowd of 450 attended Equality Florida's Tampa Gala at the Vault in downtown Tampa on Saturday night, where they were warned by CEO Nadine Smith that despite the enormous progress the LGBT community has enjoyed in Florida and the country in 2013, this is actually a "dangerous moment" for the movement.
Written By: Trudy Ring
LGBT ally Sharon Gless has recorded a video in support of marriage equality in Florida, where she has had a home for 20 years.
We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers who care about equality and who are willing to share their enthusiasm with others. We will be canvassing to ask the community to sign the pledge to support marriage equality in Florida! Volunteer shifts typically last three hours and involve engaging people passing by and signing up new members. Join us in getting the community engaged in supporting the passage of marriage equality in Florida!
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