Category: LGBTQ+

America’s largest LGBTQ rights group to invest $520K in final days of Florida governor’s race

The Human Rights Campaign is pouring $520,000 into a digital advertising campaign in Florida in the final days of the 2018 election cycle. HRC, which brands itself as America’s largest LGBTQ rights group, said in a press release that it hopes to target “equality voters — voters who are willing to make issues of LGBTQ …

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Laishley Park Londonn Moore vigil

LGBTQ community members and friends of Londonn Moore; coming together in the face of violence. “The last thing we want to see is her memory of the person she lived as being unknown or disregarded,” said supporter Lisa Trejo. “We needed to in the midst of this story, that’s sort of happening, just honor her …

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Florida’s small businesses support LGBTQ workers, customers

“Small business owners recognize that to find the most talented employees, they need to ensure their workplace has non-discrimination policies in place,” said Florida Competes spokesperson Christina Johnson. “Small businesses understand how discriminatory policies can adversely affect the business bottom line.

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‘Sick to my stomach’ – Florida activists react to Trump’s transgender military ban

“I can only imagine being a transgender person in the military who yesterday was on the job doing their duty for their country and today is being dismissed and being ignored and marginalized by the President of the United States, our commander in chief”

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DNC on Trump banning transgender people from serving in the Military

This cowardly statement by Donald Trump shames our nation and its history of advancing diversity in our military – from the integration of African-Americans into the military by President Truman to President Obama’s ending of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell – and it is an insult to the millions of Americans who have courageously served our nation.

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Advocates Organizing to Provide Safe Space for Charlotte County LGBTQ+ Youth

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL – LGBTQ+ advocates from seven local and national organizations gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship church in Port Charlotte Saturday to speak with energy and passion about the need for support for both youth and their families who are beginning to understand their gender and sexual identities. Adolescence and teen years are …

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