Posted on 2023-03-15 by brandon.
Hundreds Attend Pride at the Capitol to Condemn DeSantis’ Anti-LGBTQ Agenda
Posted on 2023-03-10 by Cielo.
It’s only been three days since the start of Florida’s 60-day Legislative Session, and we’re already facing some very serious threats from Tallahassee.
Posted on 2023-03-09 by Brittany.
Tampa Bay Lightning and Orlando Magic Celebrate LGBTQ Community By Honoring Equality Florida Leaders Kudos to the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Orlando Magic for their continued commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This week, both major sports franchises celebrated Florida’s LGBTQ community by honoring two Equality Florida leaders. Rene Cantu, Business Outreach Manager, has been honored as Magic Diversity Game Changer by the Orlando Magic.
Posted on 2023-03-07 by Brittany.
2023 Post-Legislative Session Town Hall   2023 Equality Florida Legislative Slate (Last Updated: May 19, 2023)
Posted on 2023-03-03 by brandon.
Bill to Criminalize Gender-Affirming Care Filed in Florida Senate
Posted on 2023-03-03 by brandon.
Representative Randy Fine Files Bill to Ban Transgender Floridians
Posted on 2023-02-28 by brandon.
Bill Filed to Expand Florida’s Harmful “Don’t Say LGBTQ” Law
Posted on 2023-02-22 by brandon.
Florida House of Representatives Hosts Sham Panel on Gender Affirming Care
Posted on 2023-02-13 by Cielo.
Meet the Fellows: Spring 2023  Equality Florida, Florida's largest LGBTQ advocacy organization, hired its cohort of fellows for the Spring 2023 Fellowship Program! From across the state, our large cohort includes people from all backgrounds, ages, sexualities, gender identities, and ethnicities. At Equality Florida, our mission is to cultivate our fellows to become leaders in the community.
Posted on 2023-02-10 by brandon.
Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathy Align, Advance Rule to Ban Gender Affirming Care for Trans Youth
Posted on 2023-01-30 by brandon.
Equality Florida Condemns Filing of Permitless Firearm Carry Bill
Posted on 2023-01-18 by brandon.
Florida State Board of Education Adopts New Rules Designed to Confuse & Intimidate Educators
Posted on 2022-12-19 by Brittany.
Meet Our Safe And Healthy Schools Team Do you remember what school was like? Were you ever bullied? Experienced isolation? Never quite felt connected to your school or classmates? For many of us, that’s our experience too. That’s why we started our Safe and Healthy Schools program: to help create a culture of inclusion within our schools — supporting teachers, administrators, and district staff — to adopt nationally recognized best practices for meeting the needs of LGBTQ students across Florida’s 67 school districts.
Posted on 2022-12-12 by Brittany.
Equality Florida Press Secretary Testifies Before US House Oversight Committee on Anti-LGBTQ Hate
Posted on 2022-12-05 by Brittany.
#HonorThemWithAction On Colorado Gives Day On November 19, we woke up to the all too familiar horror that a gunman had opened fire at Club Q — an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs — killing 5 people and injuring 19 more: Ashley Paugh (35 years old). Daniel Aston (28 years old). Raymond Green Vance (22 years old). Derrick Rump (38 years old). Kelly Loving (40 years old).
Posted on 2022-12-03 by Brittany.
Equality Florida Denounces DeSantis Inspired Anti-LGBTQ Extremists’ Rally in Fort Lauderdale
Posted on 2022-11-21 by Brittany.
Equality Florida Responds to Horrific Attack at Colorado Springs' Club Q ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- Last night, a gunman opened fire at Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, killing 5 and injuring 18 others. Equality Florida, who helped coordinate the response to a similar attack at Pulse Nightclub in 2016, issued the following statement:
Posted on 2022-11-11 by Brittany.
What Happened In Florida Is A Warning There’s no sugarcoating it. While we were bracing for a potentially tough night in Florida, watching the results come in was difficult. One of the most heartbreaking losses was that of State Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith who was running for reelection. Carlos has been a fierce champion of equality and defender of our families for 6 years. At a time when DeSantis and Republicans have made anti-LGBTQ attacks their playbook, his absence in Tallahassee will be greatly felt.
Posted on 2022-11-04 by Brittany.
Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathy Finalize Rules to Restrict Lifesaving Care for Transgender Youth Advocates To Request Additional Hearing & Workshop