The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) released new data showing our recent success in Florida with changing birth certificate gender requirements. With this victory, 51% of LGBTQ adults in the U.S. can now get an accurate birth certificate without burdensome requirements. A recent blog post by MAP stated:
Posted on 2018-05-11 by Brittany.
Posted on 2018-04-02 by michaelw.
Meet the Interns: Jack Mills (Field Intern) 1. Tell us a little about yourself…
Posted on 2018-03-23 by michaelw.
Equality Florida Institute To Honor Florida State Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith, Sandra Saladrigas, and Vita Nova at 5th Annual Palm Beach Gala
Posted on 2018-03-21 by Brittany.
Conventional wisdom holds that Florida’s legislative sessions are quieter in election years for political reasons. Apparently no one told that to 2018! We did see sluggishness in legislators declining to hear many LGBTQ and pro-reproductive justice bills. The tragic mass shooting in Parkland, however, shook up the final weeks of Legislative Session and turned all focus to gun safety reform. When the 2018 Legislative Session finally drew to a close, Equality Florida had:
Posted on 2018-03-20 by Brittany.
Thanks to a collaborative effort by Equality Florida, Southern Legal Counsel, and the National Center for Transgender Equality, the Florida Department of Health agreed to amend their outdated and inconsistent policy for amending the sex designation on a Florida birth certificate.
Meet the Interns: Isabel Teller (Field Intern) 1. Tell us a little about yourself…
Meet the Interns: Bryce Santos-Fegers (HIV Advocacy Intern) 1. Tell us a little about yourself…
Posted on 2018-03-13 by Brittany.
Mayor Rick Kriseman Declares March 31st as Transgender Day of Visibility
Posted on 2018-03-08 by Brittany.
Posted on 2018-03-02 by Brittany.
Meet the Interns: Julia Lozada (Field Intern) 1. Tell us a little about yourself…
Posted on 2018-02-27 by Brittany.
Equality Florida’s Transgender Inclusion Initiative, known as TransAction Florida, continues to grow grassroots engagement and influence state public policy through education workshops and speaking engagements across Florida.
Posted on 2018-02-21 by Brittany.
Dear Members of the Florida State Legislature:
Posted on 2018-02-19 by Brittany.
Equality Florida to Rick Scott: "Enough broken promises, stand against the NRA!"
Posted on 2018-02-16 by Brittany.
Mourning Death of Celine Walker, Advocates Implore Jacksonville Law Enforcement To Update Transgender Policies
Posted on 2018-02-14 by Brittany.
Posted on 2018-02-08 by Brittany.
Growing Diversity At Equality Florida Lobby Days By: Gina Duncan, Director of Transgender Equality
Posted on 2018-02-07 by Brittany.
My First Equality Florida Lobby Days Experience By: Yordanos Molla, Public Policy Intern
Posted on 2018-02-06 by Brittany.
FL Senate Committee Approves Update to State Hate Crimes LegislationAdds gender and gender identity, expands disability coverage