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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. 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. 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.

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.

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.

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.