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 […]
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has released a new position statement on the Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults.
As you may have seen in the news recently, anti-LGBT House Bill 2881 flew through the House Government Organization Committee and will be considered on the house floor as early as Friday morning!
With only a little less than 24 hours to sign The People’s Brief, the time is now to spread the word that #LoveCantWait.
Today, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) announced that he would offer the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA) as an amendment to legislation aimed at fighting human trafficking.
Transgender Europe, a Berlin-based organization working on inclusion of transgender people throughout Europe, recently released a powerful video as a part of their #TransNightmare campaign.
Last week, actress Amanda Bearse visited HRC’s San Francisco Action Center and Store in the historic Castro District.
Last night, the Rules Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives blocked an amendment that would have protected LGBT students from discrimination in their schools.
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