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U.S. Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ workers from job discrimination

WASHINGTON — In a landmark victory for LGBTQ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that employers can’t legally fire people because of their...

DeVos finalizes sexual assault rules that critics say ‘roll back the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finalized rules Wednesday that the administration says will improve due process in campus sexual assault cases, but...

Lawmaker: LGBTQ, disabled students, need more protection

State lawmakers are concerned about discriminatory practices against students who have a disability or identify as LGBTQ, and are pushing legislation focused on Florida...

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,...

A coalition of bipartisan lawmakers and businesses call for stronger protections...

A group of bipartisan Florida lawmakers say momentum is building for legislation that would extend anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ residents in the state.House and...

Lawmaker advances a state apology for the Johns Committee that targeted...

In an effort to acknowledge and move past one of the darkest phases of Florida’s 20th Century history, a state senator has filed a...

Gov. DeSantis changes statement on Pulse nightclub shooting anniversary after getting...

Flags are at half-staff at the Capitol today, the third anniversary of the massacre at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, where 49 people...

Dem Fl Ag Commissioner “horrified and disgusted” at GOP state Rep....

In a fund-raising appeal sent out Thursday, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried slammed a Republican lawmaker who was caught on tape joking about killing...

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...

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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