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Election Day 2013 was a great day for LGBT equality.
Florida teen Kaitlyn Hunt formally accepted a plea deal Thursday where she will serve four months in jail and two
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In April of 2012, GLAAD and other national LGBT organizations stated that the shooting death of Trayvon Martin was a national call for action. This weekend when the man who killed Trayvon, George Zimmerman, was found not guilty of all charges, we renew that call for action.
On his last day of middle school, Chris Martin, an eighth grader in Meadowlawn Middle School in Pinellas County, Florida, wore makeup to school. As a result, Chris was pulled out of class for violating the dress code, and school administrators demanded Chris wash off the make-up or leave school.
A family headed by two moms in Florida was denied a family membership to a museum in Florida because they were deemed to not be a family.
Kaitlyn Hunt, age 18, is being prosecuted for two felony counts of “lewd and lascivious battery on a child 12-16 years of age” due to her long-term, committed relationship with another teenage girl
Bayli Silberstein continues her fight to make sure all students at Carver Middle School are protected from anti-gay bullying. Her school board is considering getting rid of all student clubs in elementary and middle schools.
Equality Florida's Nadine Smith is organizing lesbian women around the county to demand the Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll apologize for her anti-gay comments. Sign this petition to tell the Lt. Governor that no elected official should promote hate and inaccurate stereotypes.
The Orlando City Council voted unanimously yesterday to enact a domestic partnership registry, making it the first city in central Florida to legally recognize lesbian and gay couples.