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.
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.
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.
Fort Lauderdale – Heather Brassner can finally dissolve her marriage, and her divorce represents another victory for marriage equality in the State of Florida.
THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 30, 2014..........With slightly more than four months until the general election, the money machines behind Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are taking different approaches.
Cape Coral – The City of Cape Coral is now the first city in Lee County to approve a domestic parther registry. The DPR passed with a 5-3 vote, joining Punta Gorda as one of the only cities in southwest Florida to have a domestic partner registry.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pope Francis refined his vision for the church last week when he said long-spurned divorced and remarried Catholics should be welcomed with "open doors." And he has famously parsed centuries of thought on homosexuality into a five-word quip: "Who am I to judge?"
(LAB) Sam Johnson the now-former CEO of the Franklin-based telemedicine company VisuWell, was fired by the company Monday evening after an investigation into Johnson’s homophobic tirade against a local male LGBT high school student Saturday evening.
In an extraordinary interview, Florida’s former Republican Governor Charlie Crist apologized last month for having supported efforts to ban on same-sex marriage on the ballot in that state in 2008.
(CNN) -- Charlie Crist, the Republican-turned-Democrat who is running for governor in Florida, echoed former Gov. Jeb Bush in describing what he characterizes as an extremist turn in the GOP.
MIAMI (AP) — A former Republican governor of Florida, Charlie Crist, campaigned at early voting sites and black churches on the final weekend before a state Democratic primary as he sought his old job back under a different party affiliation.
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