Blog

Posted on 2017-10-10 by Brittany.
By Alejandro Acosta HIV Advocacy Project Coordinator
Posted on 2017-10-06 by Brittany.
On Tuesday, the Miami-Dade Board of Commissioners rejected a proposed ban on conversion therapy, a harmful practice I can speak to all too well. After 23 years in the conversion therapy and ex-gay world I tried everything to change my sexual orientation as a gay man, nothing worked. I was a respected "ex-gay" leader, an ordained minister, as well as the Executive Vice President of Exodus International and spoke out frequently about "change" and "freedom from homosexuality."
Posted on 2017-10-06 by Brittany.
ORLANDO, FL — Today Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued new guidance that gives a “license to discriminate” to federal agencies, contractors and grantees seeking religious exemptions from federal laws, rules and regulations. 
Posted on 2017-10-03 by Brittany.
Today, the Miami-Dade County Commission voted 4-7 against an ordinance that would ban so-called "conversion therapy." Equality Florida’s Senior Policy Director, Hannah Willard, provided the following statement:
Posted on 2017-10-02 by hannah.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Media Contact: Hannah Willard, Senior Policy Director: 407-451-5460 Nadine Smith, Executive Director: 813-817-6093 Equality Florida Statement on Mass Shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 - In response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Equality Florida’s Executive Director, Nadine Smith, provided the following statement:
Posted on 2017-09-29 by Brittany.
Miami-Dade County is considering a ban on conversion therapy, and we need you to help the County Commissioners understand how important it is to denounce this debunked and dangerous practice.
Posted on 2017-09-06 by Brittany.
The Hidden Truth Behind the Plus Sign + By Alejandro Acosta, EQFL's HIV Advocacy Coordinator
Posted on 2017-09-06 by Brittany.
  Community Comes Together for Women's Center of Brevard Event
Posted on 2017-09-05 by Brittany.
  Equality Florida Responds to Trump’s Plan to End DACA Decision will threaten the safety of LGBTQ DACA recipients in Florida  
Posted on 2017-08-29 by Brittany.
  LGBTQ Champion Rick Kriseman Edges Baker In Primary With Runoff Next  
Posted on 2017-08-25 by Brittany.
  Equality Florida’s TransAction Rejects Trump’s Attacks On Transgender Service Members  
Posted on 2017-08-21 by Brittany.
Equality Florida Meets With Senator Bill Nelson Calls For Action to Fight Rise Of White Supremacist Neo Nazis Meanwhile, Governor Scott still refusing to ban anti-LGBTQ discrimination
Posted on 2017-08-08 by Brittany.
  Former State Representative Joe Saunders Named Equality Florida Senior Political Director  
Posted on 2017-08-07 by Brittany.
Today - August 7, 2017 - Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer officially proclaimed it Equality Florida Day in celebration of our two decades of social justice work on behalf of LGBTQ Floridians. Thank you, Mayor Dyer -- and Happy Birthday! We are proud to share it with you. Watch the reading of the proclamation:
Posted on 2017-08-03 by Brittany.
Last week, President Trump tweeted that transgender individuals will no longer be able to serve “in any capacity” in the U.S. Military. The tweets have received backlash from civil rights organizations, active duty and veteran transgender servicemembers, elected officials, and military personnel over the past week.
Posted on 2017-08-01 by Brittany.
Written By: Gina DuncanDirector of Transgender Equality Equality Florida
Posted on 2017-07-28 by Brittany.
True Love, Making History The Story of SueZie and Cheryl Hawkesby Lisa Hawkes