Michelle Sylvester, an out lesbian, was elected to serve on the Board of Supervisors of the
Palm Beach County Soil and Water Conservation District.
The School Board of Palm Beach County amends its Commitment to Students policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment by educators based on students' sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
The School Board of Palm Beach County adopts an Equity Policy, to show the Board's commitment to eliminating race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status as predictors for academic success.
The West Palm Beach City Commission adopts an LGBTQ-inclusive resolution affirming its commitment
to address and eliminate bullying at city facilities and in city programs.
The Village of Royal Palm Beach adopts an LGBT-inclusive civil rights resolution.
The Lake Worth City Commission unanimously adopts an LGBTQ-inclusive Welcoming City resolution
designatingthe City of Lake Worth as a Welcoming City.
Peter Cruise, an openly gay man, is appointed to the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics.
Myra Koutzen, an out lesbian, is re-elected without opposition to serve as Mayor of Palm Beach Shores.
Andy Amoroso, an openly gay man, is re-elected without opposition to serve as a Lake Worth City Commissioner.
Palm Beach County becomes the first county in Florida -- and the largest county in the United States --
to enact a ban on conversion therapy for minors.