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  • As society changes, more Republicans come out in support of gay marriage

    As society changes, more Republicans come out in support of gay marriage
    Ginger Eisenrod is Republican through and through and has been for decades. She runs a residential and commercial real estate business in Boca Raton with her husband, just finished a term as president of a political club in Coral Springs, and describes...
  • Documentary to show LGBT community's progress in schools

    Local filmmakers are creating a documentary about how the climate for LGBT students and educators at South Florida schools has evolved since the late 1970s. "Schools, of course, just like the society has, have changed amazingly in 20 to 30 years, so...
  • Lawsuit aims to overturn Florida gay marriage ban

    Lawsuit aims to overturn Florida gay marriage ban
    Six South Florida couples who want to get married, but can't because they're gay, filed a lawsuit against the state on Tuesday seeking to overturn the Sunshine State's ban on same-sex marriage. Their lawsuit argues that preventing same-sex couples...
  • S. Fla. gays cheer Supreme Court rulings, conservatives object

    S. Fla. gays cheer Supreme Court rulings, conservatives object
    The U.S. Supreme Court delivered historic rulings advancing same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but they won't send couples shopping for rings, cakes and flowers for weddings in the Sunshine State. For gays and lesbians in Florida who hope to marry, the law...
  • Group seeks gay couples to serve as plaintiffs in case against Florida marriage ban

    Group seeks gay couples to serve as plaintiffs in case against Florida marriage ban
    The gay rights group Equality Florida is soliciting for people willing to serve as plaintiffs for a possible lawsuit challenging Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage. “As we explore the very real potential of going to court to protect our...
  • Pole vault star Isinbayeva a symbol of Russian homophobia

    Pole vault star Isinbayeva a symbol of Russian homophobia
    The greatest female pole vaulter ever, a woman whom many consider physically beautiful, showed the ugly face of homophobia two days after winning her third world title in the event Tuesday in Moscow. While Russia’s Yelena Isinbayeva cannot be...
  • Gay rights group plans push for same-sex marriage in Florida

    Gay rights group plans push for same-sex marriage in Florida
    Equality Florida, the state gay rights organization, said Wednesday it’s launching new effort to enact gay marriage in the Sunshine State. It’s called “Get Engaged,” described as a “statewide call to action with the goal of...
  • South Florida couples sue to force Florida to recognize same-sex marriages from other states

    South Florida couples sue to force Florida to recognize same-sex marriages from other states
    The American Civil Liberties Union and its Florida affiliate announced Thursday they’ve filed a lawsuit on behalf of eight same-sex couples challenging Florida’s refusal to recognize their marriages performed in other states. One of the...
  • Gay rights group blasts Marco Rubio for blocking black, gay judicial nominee

    Gay rights group blasts Marco Rubio for blocking black, gay judicial nominee
    Original post | Sept. 25, 2013 Updated | Sept. 26, 2013 The gay rights group Equality Florida is criticizing U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, for blocking the nomination of Miami-Dade Circuit Judge William Thomas to a federal judgeship in the district that...
  • Lesbians and gays see a more accepting society

    Lesbians and gays see a more accepting society
    A sweeping new study of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans finds that the overwhelming majority believe society has grown more accepting over the last decade — and will continue to do so in the decade to come. Yet many said they...
  • Mass same-sex wedding at Pride celebration 'a long time coming'

    Mass same-sex wedding at Pride celebration 'a long time coming'
    Lorie Young, her white veil neatly pulled over her eyes, tucked a handwritten note into the bouquet of blue and purple flowers she clutched as she waited for the ceremony to begin. Written on it were her wedding vows, the promises of a shared future...