LGBT community

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Attorney General Pam Bondi says she backs workplace protections for members of the LGBTQ community. Her comments come amid a bill just filed again in the Florida legislature to prohibit discrimination against people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.

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Over the summer, the Pulse Nightclub tragedy garnered national attention as the worst mass shooting in modern American history. And, while it’s certainly influenced the lives affected by the massacre, the incident is also influencing legislative issues for the 2017 session.

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Among the newest members of the Florida Legislature is Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-Orlando), the state’s first openly gay Latino lawmaker. Educational issues regarding minorities and LGBT youth are among his top priorities.

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There are only a few days left for Floridians to register for this year’s Human Trafficking Summit, and Attorney General Pam Bondi says there will be many exciting panels and speakers.

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This Fourth of July visitors descended on Pensacola’s beaches for fireworks—Independence Day is a great excuse for a party on the beach.  It was no different in the 1960s, and the celebration became an important event for many gay men and women in the south.

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The relatives of two people killed by firearms say they’re disappointed gun control legislation they supported failed to get enough votes in the Republican-led U.S. Senate.

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The mass shooting in Orlando has rattled the LGBT community across the country.  But it hasn’t stopped men and women in Pensacola from celebrating pride week. 

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One of the many focuses of this year’s upcoming Human Trafficking Summit may be on Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT community.

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In the wake of the Orlando shooting, people across the state and around the world are standing in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. But some activists want more than thoughts and prayers. They want policy change.

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In contrast to other conservatives, one South Florida Republican Congresswoman is standing up for transgender rights.