THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, February 19, 2015…… The Florida Department of Health will hold another hearing to clear up confusion about a proposed medical marijuana rule published after a marathon meeting earlier this month.
On June 3, Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel ruled against three anti-gay groups who wanted to intervene as parties in Pareto v. Ruvin, the lawsuit challenging Florida’s discriminatory marriage laws in the circuit court for Miami-Dade.
Back in April of 2015, when in the wake of marriage equality, panicked right-wingers were introducing religious freedom bills all over the country, Watermark asked when Florida would jump on the bigoted bandwagon.
Protestors call for destruction of Israel
Determined to cancel transgender athletes, Republicans in Florida pushed forward new restrictions on school sports.
It looks like Florida will be the next state to place restrictions on transgender people.
Efforts to strip away the rights of transgender athletes in Florida appear stalled.
MIAMI - Florida’s biggest news story for 2015 happened in the year’s first days, when the state became the 36th with legalized gay marriage, according to an Associated Press poll of the state’s newspaper and broadcast editors.
(AP) There was a collective gasp among the elected officials, first responders and reporters gathered around Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer when he announced that 49 patrons and a gunman were dead from an assault at an Orlando gay nightclub on "Latin Night" in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
MIAMI (AP) -- Florida's biggest story of 2014, according to The Associated Press, was one of its latest. President Barack Obama's mid-December move to normalize relations with Cuba beat Gov. Rick Scott's re-election in an AP poll of the state's newspaper editors.
MIAMI, Florida (AP) -- Attorneys for a Florida Keys gay couple turned Wednesday to a state appeals court to lift a judge's order blocking them from getting married.
From our media partner Sun Sentinel: WEST PALM BEACH - Unfazed by the Democratic critics who regard her as Political Enemy No. 2 – right behind the governor – Attorney General Pam Bondi touted her record Thursday as a fighter and vowed to continue the course after the November election.
A children’s book celebrating infants just joined the list of banned books in at least one county in Florida.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden didn't waste any time addressing former Gov. Charlie Crist's switch from Republican to Democrat at the first of a pair of South Florida campaign stops Monday, where he blamed the GOP for abandoning the middle class.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke to a large crowd Monday afternoon on the North Campus of Broward College. Biden encouraged the audience to support former Florida Governor Charlie Crist in his attempt to return to the mansion in Tallahassee.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A bill that would allow churches to refuse to marry gay couples won its first approval Wednesday even though its sponsor said churches already have that right and he knows of no cases in which a church has been forced to perform a same-sex wedding ceremony.
A bill filed by Florida Representative David Richardson would change the way the state recognizes gender identity in statutes.
Houston R. Cypress of the Otter Clan, one of the families of the Miccosukee Tribe and co-founder of Love The Everglades Movement, is rising to the occasion and sharing his narrative of the Everglades.
The Florida Board of Medicine will be meeting Friday in Dania Beach to discuss healthcare for transgender people, and LGBT advocates are planning to make their voices heard.
After hearing testimony from the trans community, the Florida Board of Medicine voted Friday to create standards of gender-affirming care for trans youth, prompted by the Department of Health’s petition to not allow any treatment until adulthood and for adult patients to have a 24-hour waiting period.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former "The Price is Right" host Bob Barker took a fall on a sidewalk and was treated for a cut to his head and scraped leg, a spokesman said.
The parties involved are tying up some loose ends in Florida’s fight for marriage equality.
Florida's attorney general is asking state courts to stop considering same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether states have the right to ban gay marriage.
Tallahassee – Florida’s attorney general will not file a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case that is likely to settle the marriage equality issue nationwide.
Upcoming film accused of whitewashing history
(CNN) -- The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it's lifting the ban on gay adults as Scout leaders.
MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge says Florida's county court clerks have a legal duty to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but he has stopped short of ordering them to do so.
Updated 12/3/14 3:40PM - The 11th District Court of Appeals has denied the state’s request to extand a stay on same-sex marriages. That means the stay, put in place by U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle expires Jan. 5. That stay is the only thing standing between same-sex Florida couples and marriage.
Broward County has a 21-page lawsuit prepared and is threatening to file it if Uber and Lyft keep operating illegally here.
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