Fifth Third Bank Gets Praise For Standing With LGBT Students, and Employees

Reps. Carlos Guillermo Smith and Anna V. Eskamani at the Florida State Capitol Building in Tallahassee Jan. 23. (Photo from Rep. Smith’s Facebook page)

(WM) Fifth Third Bank announced on Jan. 28 that they will no longer be donating to Florida’s voucher system if it continues to support voucher schools that discriminate against LGBTQ students and employees.  

Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith and Rep. Anna V. Eskamani called the bank out on social media for funding anti-LGBTQ,with Smith tweeting, “Marching in @OrlandoPride while also funding anti-LGBTQ schools is NOT okay!”


(Part 1) Thanks Rep. Smith for your feedback. We definitely stand with students and parents. We have communicated with program officials that we will not be contributing again ...