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Today, Millions of Floridians Become Eligible for Affordable Health Insurance

Submitted by brian on October 1, 2013 - 8:16am

 

Today, October 1st, nearly 3 million more Floridians become eligible to receive quality, affordable health insurance through the Insurance Marketplace (previously called “Exchanges”) created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as "Obamacare."

Visiting HealthCare.gov is your first step toward obtaining quality, affordable health insurance through the Marketplace.

MEDIA RELEASE: Equality Florida’s TransAction Network and Partners Honor Lives Lost on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Submitted by Brittany on November 20, 2018 - 2:43pm

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Tallahassee, FL -- Today Equality Florida’s TransAction Network hosted a vigil in the Florida State Capitol to recognize Transgender Day of Remembrance and Visibility. The TransAction Network joins thousands around the world and across Florida to mourn transgender and gender non-conforming lives taken due to transphobia and trans-related violence.

Equality Florida’s Response To Amazon Bypassing Florida For New Headquarters

Submitted by Brittany on November 13, 2018 - 4:58pm

TALLAHASSEE — As Amazon announced locations for its new headquarters today, reports emerged that Florida’s bid was harmed by the state’s lack of LGBTQ protections.

USA Today analyzed the weaknesses of cities that did not make the cut, including Miami. The article reported, “While it's an excellent gateway to Latin America and already an international business hub, it has an underdeveloped rapid transit system and the nation's fifth-worst traffic, according to INRIX. Florida also doesn't have protections for lesbian and gay workers.”

Waves, Waves & More Waves!

Submitted by Brittany on November 8, 2018 - 4:05pm

URGENT: Ensure your provisional ballot gets counted!

Did you vote by provisional ballot on Tuesday? If yes, you may need to take extra steps to make sure your vote is counted! Call your county supervisor ASAP to confirm your vote counts. The deadline for this is 5:00PM TODAY, Thursday, November 8, 2018. Call 866-OUR-VOTE if you think your ballot was wrongly rejected or has a related problem.

‘Rainbow Wave’ Hits in Florida and Nationwide

Submitted by Brittany on November 7, 2018 - 7:09pm

‘Rainbow Wave’ Hits in Florida and Nationwide

Midterm delivers game-changing victories

Tallahassee, FL -- An unmistakable Rainbow Wave has brought key victories across Florida and nationwide.

Equality Florida celebrates the record number of LGBTQ victories in an election that put pro-equality Democrats in control of the US House and brought a record number of barrier-breaking victories for women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates.

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