Orlando’s Walt Disney World has severed funding to the Boy Scouts’ Central Florida Council because of the BSA’s ban on gay leaders.
by Cristan Williams
Recently, an equality effort in Florida was defeated by appealing to the ‘trans people = rape’ meme. As it turned out, appealing to this meme was deliberate and is, in fact, part of a curriculum currently being taught to anti-LGBT activists. The TransAdvocate obtained audio from one of the training sessions given by the Christian Family Association (CFC) on October 5th, shortly after their successful defeat of a Florida equality measure that included trans people.
The curriculum taught at this training camp was developed and successfully used by the following coalition of anti-LGBT groups:
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Mark Betterson, a senior at East Lee County High School in Lehigh Acres, Florida, was suspended for 10 days for trying to stop a fellow student from gay-bashing another classmate.
The White House has thrown in the towel in trying to confirm William Thomas to a federal court seat in Florida, signaling an end to a puzzling case of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) blocking his own judicial nominee. In a pile of about 200 nominees President Barack Obama resubmitted to the Senate at the start of the year, Thomas was noticeably absent.
A Florida state court judge on Tuesday ordered the University of Central Florida to turn over records related to the publication of a debunked 2012 study conducted by Mark Regnerus that demonizes gay and lesbian parents.
SAGEWorks, a program that provides job training and employment workshops for LGBT older adults, is coming to south Florida.
Florida teenager Tavares Spencer shot his victim after discovering her gender history, then bragged about attack to friends.
The Broward County School Board has refused to discipline a viciously anti-LGBT vice chair of the Diversity Committee.
Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist recorded an exclusive video message about HIV/AIDS and LGBT equality.
An appeals judge orders a new trial because of flawed jury instructions.
Earlier this summer, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson introduced a proposed amendment to protect transgender people under the county’s anti-discrimination law.
The Florida Attorney General’s office has declined to offer an opinion on whether the Florida National Guard can process benefits enrollment for the spouses of gay troops on state facilities.
A complaint filed by the ACLU states that a Florida technical school violated Title IX of the Civil Rights Act when it denied a transgender student access to gender-specific bathrooms.