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Fifth trans woman killed in Florida.

A transgender woman found shot to death in Southwest Florida is the fifth trans woman murdered in Florida in the past seven months, and...

Yes, this really is Rick Scott, Adam Putnam and Pam Bondi’s fault

As horrified people watch dead manatees, marine mammals, fish and hundreds of sea turtles wash up on Florida’s southwest coast, politicians are tripping over...
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LGBTQ community rocked by series of Florida murders

In the past five months, four transgender women of color and an African-American gay man – possibly  tied to the same drag show touring...
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Grumpy rich people to public: Get off my lawn – er, public beach!

Maybe we’ve all been taking our right to stroll unfettered along Florida’s beaches for granted. Because it looks like a flap that exploded last...
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Even more charter schools in Florida? Fall ballot could be “game changer”

Some two decades ago, Florida introduced a new type of public school – the “charter” - designed to be free from bureaucracy and run...