After an impassioned debate, the Florida Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would restore a popular adoption-subsidies program — while repealing a 38-year-old law that banned gay adoption.
In 1977, Jimmy Carter was president and the first Star Wars movie debuted. And in 1977 the then Dade County Commission passed an ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual preference.
Same-sex couples will be able to seek a license to marry beginning Tuesday.
A Miami organization that helps victims of sex trafficking is one of four nationwide to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Fort Lauderdale has been named the “Destination of the Year” by the 2014 ManAboutWorld Editors’ Choice Awards, recognizing it as the top spot in gay travel.
The City of Doral has become the latest South Florida city to approve domestic partnership benefits for city employees.
Agreeing with another judge in the Keys who made a similar ruling last week, a Miami judge overturned Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County Friday.
A Monroe County judge, on Thursday, overturned Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage after a legal challenge by gay couples said the ban effectively made them second-class citizens.
Charlie Crist has been endorsed by Florida’s largest gay rights group in his run for Governor.
Eight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have sued Florida in federal court for not recognizing their marriages performed in other states where gay marriage is legal.