Topics :: Florida

Fla. School Won’t Expel Student for Protecting Gay Classmate

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Feb 14, 2014
Officials from a Florida high school decided Monday not to expel a student who was suspended for protecting a gay student from a bully.

Fla. Same-Sex Marriage Opponents to Fight Lawsuit

Friday Feb 14, 2014
A coalition of groups opposed to same-sex marriage is gearing up to fight a lawsuit challenging Florida’s ban on gay marriage.

Fla. Student Suspended for Defending Gay Student in Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Feb 10, 2014
A Florida high school student was suspended last week for 10 days after defending an openly gay student who was being bullied and assaulted - even though the alleged attacker has been charged with battery.

Crist Wages Populist Campaign for Fla. Governor

By Michael Mishak | Saturday Feb 8, 2014
When former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist announced he’d run as a Democrat for his old job in 2014, Democratic leaders rejoiced at the prospect of a pragmatic candidate who could win back centrist Republicans and independent voters.

Fla. School Allegedly Suspended Student for Gay Porn Work

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
A Florida high school is coming under fire this week for allegedly suspending a student after the principal found out he had appeared in a number of gay porn videos.

6 Same-Sex Couples File Lawsuit to Overturn Fla.’s Marriage Ban

Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
Six same-sex couples and Equality Florida Institute filed a lawsuit in Florida state court in Miami Tuesday in order to overturn the state’s ban on marriage equality.

Florida’s Top Ten Gay Beaches

By Jodi Mailander Farrell | Sunday Jan 19, 2014
Florida’s fantastic beaches welcome all, but some are friendlier than others to the LGBT community. Here are some of Sunshine State’s best gay-friendly beaches.

Central Florida LGBT Visitors Bureau Sets 2014 Goals

Saturday Jan 4, 2014
Converge Orlando, Inc., the non-profit LGBT convention and visitors agency for Central Florida, praise the decision announced last week of partner Visit Orlando in assuming responsibility for continuing the successful Gay & Lesbian Travel Guide.

Crist! Is He Really Backpedalling Again?

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 3, 2014
In an interview with an Orlando gay publication this Tuesday, former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist apologized for his 2008 support of a state constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.

Beer Can Festivus Pole on Display at Fla. Capitol

Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
A Festivus pole made of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer cans is on display at the Capitol across the rotunda from a Nativity scene.