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Transgender students from Florida, Virginia score victories in landmark lawsuits

WASHINGTON — Transgender teen Andrew Adams used the boys bathroom, which aligned with his gender identity, when he enrolled as a freshman in 2015...

Cops on campuses are supposed to keep kids safe, but may...

In 2018, the Florida Legislature passed the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act with the intention of curbing school violence following the...

Another setback for the LGBTQ community: Anti-discrimination bills stall in the...

Forty percent of Florida lawmakers in the House and Senate are sponsoring legislation to make it illegal for an employer to fire a worker...

Republican legislation could wipe out LGBTQ protections, gay-rights advocates say

The day before the Florida Legislature began its 2020 session, lawmakers filed legislation making it a felony for a doctor to provide medical help...

Court decision could endanger local conversion therapy bans in Florida

A federal judge has struck down Tampa's ban on so-called conversion therapy – a move that could imperil similar ordinances around Florida.In his ruling,...

Will outrage over FL lawmaker’s derisive action toward LGBTQ people spur...

After getting caught on tape at Pensacola political meeting laughing at the suggestion that gay men should face the Biblical punishment of being put...

Health care and religion entwined: New Trump policies stoke fear in...

Florida’s transgender community already struggles with obstacles and flat-out prejudice when it comes to accessing quality health care.But now there’s more to fear: The...

A major victory for LGBTQ rights: U.S. House approves “Equality Act”

WASHINGTON -- U.S. House lawmakers on Friday voted to approve sweeping legislation aimed at barring discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, in...

An LGBTQ consumer advocate for Florida

Florida has its first ever LGBTQ consumer advocate.State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried appointed Shenika “Nik” Harris to the newly created position in her agency.Harris,...

LGBTQ advocates hoping this is the year that workplace discrimination protections...

(Updated) In Florida, it’s still legal for an employer to fire workers because they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. That’s despite the fact...

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