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Posted on 2021-12-08 by michaelw.
2022 Legislative Slate
Posted on 2021-11-05 by Brittany.
  Equality Florida and Biden Administration Meet with Florida Parents and Transgender Youth Equality Florida partners with Biden Administration to convene LGBTQ leaders, parents, and transgender youth to discuss the impact of nationally-coordinated attacks on transgender youth
Posted on 2021-10-29 by Brittany.
  Statement from Joe Saunders, Equality Florida’s Senior Political Director, on Homophobic Attacks Following School Field Trip to Rosie’s in Wilton Manors "Rosie’s is a neighborhood restaurant and community institution that has been a staple of the South Florida community for over 19 years. Housed in the center of the City of Wilton Manors, this community restaurant specializes in award-winning burgers and American comfort food and has been a gathering place for local nonprofits, community events, and civic engagement since its founding.
Posted on 2021-10-21 by Brittany.
  Florida Parents, Lawmakers Call Out Vile Transphobic Attacks by Florida Legislature
Posted on 2021-10-15 by Brittany.
  We have an urgent situation unfolding in the Florida legislature right now: Republicans have just introduced an extremely dangerous bill that puts the lives of transgender youth at risk — making it illegal for doctors to provide them with best-practice medical care and support.  
Posted on 2021-10-12 by Brittany.
Equality Florida Executive Director Nadine Smith To Receive the Key to St. Petersburg ST.PETERSBURG, FL - Equality Florida Co-Founder and Executive Director, Nadine Smith, will receive the key to the City of St. Petersburg from Mayor Rick Kriseman at City Hall on October 14th. The key to the city is the highest civilian honor by the mayor.
Posted on 2021-10-11 by michaelw.
Equality Florida has hired a robust cohort of individuals to make up our 2021 Fall Internship program!
Posted on 2021-09-29 by Brittany.
Florida Republicans Continue Attacks On Trans Youth, File Transgender Youth Medical Care Ban Tallahassee, Fla - Florida Republicans are continuing their shameful attack on transgender youth. The Transgender Youth Medical Care Ban Bill filed today by State Representative Anthony Sabatini (R-Clermont) would criminalize doctors for providing life-saving care for transgender youth. Full statement by Nadine Smith, Equality Florida’s Executive Director on H.B. 211:
Posted on 2021-09-09 by Brittany.
Andrew Lent joins Equality Florida as Healthcare Equity Trainer
Posted on 2021-08-26 by Brittany.
  Equality Florida Staff Serve on United States Commission on Civil Rights’ Florida Advisory Committee
Posted on 2021-06-30 by loganlibretti.
  Equality Florida, the state’s largest LGBTQ advocacy organization, hires a dynamic cohort of interns for the 2021 Summer term. The internship program includes various cities, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and languages.  
Posted on 2021-06-17 by Brittany.
  Today, the US Supreme Court ruled in Fulton vs. the City of Philadelphia, a challenge to the City’s social services nondiscrimination policy.
Posted on 2021-06-16 by Brittany.
  The US Department of Education today announced that it will interpret Title IX’s prohibition on discrimination on the basis of sex to include discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. Equality Florida's statement below:
Posted on 2021-06-14 by Brittany.
  Jacksonville Native and LGBTQ Leader Joins Equality Florida’s Staff Jimmy Midyette will lead Equality Florida’s development work in North Florida