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Orlando Mayor Omits 'LGBT' and 'Latinx' from Pulse Memorial

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sunday Apr 2, 2017
The mayors of Orlando and Orange County have designated June 12 as "Orlando United Day - A Day of Love and Kindness" in recognition of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. However, they left out two marginalized communities.

AP Updates Stylebook To Include Queer, Questioning and Singular 'They'

By John McDonald | Sunday Apr 2, 2017
The Associated Press tweaked its style guide last week. Two changes of note impact the LGBT community - make that the LGBTQ community.

Florida Activist Confronts Gov. Scott Over Omissions

By John McDonald | Sunday Apr 2, 2017
Broward County human rights activist Michael Rajner confronted Florida Governor Rick Scott this week in Tallahassee over the Governor's failure to mention the LGBT community in his annual State of the State address.

West Palm Beach Passes Pro-Immigrant Resolution

By Chris Persaud | Saturday Apr 1, 2017
West Palm city commissioners on Monday unanimously passed a resolution intended to reduce undocumented immigrants' fears of local police.

Miami Transgender Panel to Educate Community

By Christiana Lilly | Saturday Apr 1, 2017
Even with the growing support given to the transgender community, there are still many misconceptions and a panel at Barry University hopes to educate the public.

Wilton Manors, Florida, Votes to Fly Transgender Flag on Limited Basis

By Michael d'Oliveira | Saturday Apr 1, 2017
Wilton Manors will "acknowledge the T," as Vice Mayor Justin Flippen has become fond of saying, by flying the transgender flag.

Miami Beach Gay Pride Selects Parade Marshals

By John McDonald | Sunday Mar 26, 2017
Miami Beach Gay Pride is handing its grand marshaling duties over to an intern. Ross the Intern to be exact.

Pride in Palm Beach: Parade Will Feature Jazz Jennings as Grand Marshal

By Ryan Yousefi | Sunday Mar 26, 2017
Just as they have since 1992, the LGBT community will celebrate the strength and growth of the Palm Beach County LGBT community with the annual two-day Palm Beach PrideFest celebration Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26.

Thousands Walk to Raise Funds for HIV Services

Sunday Mar 26, 2017
Thousands walked Fort Lauderdale Beach Sunday to raise money for HIV/AIDS services.

Federal Court Orders Florida To Include Surviving Same-Sex Spouses on Death Certificates

By Tucker Berardi | Saturday Mar 25, 2017
In a new case from Lambda Legal, a federal court issued a decision requiring Florida to acknowledge whether a deceased individual was married to a same-sex partner and list said partner as a surviving spouse.

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