Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Statement on HB 583
The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus stands united with our partners the Human Rights Campaign and Equality Florida and equality-minded Floridians throughout the state in strongly opposing blatantly transphobic House Bill 583. This legislation would force transgender Floridians to use public facilities that do not correspond with their gender identity and expression, exposing them not just […]
Florida GLBT Democratic Caucus Statement on Arrival of Marriage Equality
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The Florida GLBT Democratic Caucus proudly welcomes marriage equality to the great State of Florida and its LGBT residents! For years, same-gender couples have been denied full equality in this state where we live, play and pay taxes, but that has come to an end! Last Tuesday, January 6, was just the […]
Lawsuit Filed By Six Couples to Bring Marriage Equality to Florida
On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, a lawsuit was filed on behalf of six same-sex couples challenging the ban on marriage equality in Florida. The South Florida couples suing for the right to marry are Catherina Pareto and Karla Arguello; Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez and David Price; Vanessa and Melanie Alenier; Todd and Jeff Delmay; Summer […]
Caucus Applauds the Supreme Court Decisions on DOMA and Prop 8
TAMPA, FL – The Florida GLBT Democratic Caucus applauds rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court decisions today that struck down a critical section of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and reinstated marriage equality for same-sex couples in California. “This is an enormous victory and joyous day for loving, married couples and their families across […]
HRC was well represented at today’s reception for Randy Berry, the newly-announced Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons
Rock band Sleater-Kinney has joined HRC’s Equality Rocks campaign.
DC Comics’ Catwoman Selina Kyle comes out as bisexual in the latest issue of the hit comic series.
Recently, HRC Mississippi had the pleasure of hosting a group of 11th graders from Needham, Massachusetts.
West Virginians Come Out Against Discriminatory “Abolishing Local Liberty Bill” During House Hearing
Today’s House hearing on West Virginia’s so-called Intrastate Commerce Improvement Act, HB 2881, received overwhelming opposition from LGBT and straight advocates, business leaders, community members and elected officials.
One of the bills in front of the Oregon House this session is House Bill 2307, the Youth Mental Health Protection Act.
Today, the HRC released a comprehensive research report on potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush that highlights his record opposing LGBT equality.
At 25-years-old, Arkansas native and community activist Cedric Gum has seen it all.
This afternoon, Republican candidates will gather at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) for a panel on the “future of marriage.”