A bill that would ban transgender Floridians from using single-sex bathrooms that don’t match the gender of their birth passed a second House committee Tuesday, following hours of debate.
A newly passed bill may limit transgender men and women wanting to use a certain bathroom.
The death of a 46-year-old transgender woman at her home in Southwest Miami-Dade is being investigated as a homicide, according to Miami-Dade Police sources.
In early December, the Miami-Dade County Commission is set to vote on whether to include transgender protection in the Human Rights Ordinance. That ordinance currently makes it illegal to discriminate against an individual based on age, gender, race and sexual orientation. Jim discusses this with former Miami-Dade commissioner Katy Sorenson, who is the original sponsor of the ordinance, and Anthony Verdugo, who is the executive director of the Christian Family Coalition. First we air an expanded version of Jim’s sit-down interview with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, her husband Dexter Lehtinen, and their transgender son Rodrigo.
Rodrigo Lehtinen grew up in a household grounded in Republican politics.
The LGBT community needs to look no further than Florida when it comes to the promotion of equality. A human rights campaign not only marked Florida above the national average, four cities got perfect scores.
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.
A new book that tackles the topic of transgender children is co-authored by a teenager from South Florida who has first-hand experience with the often misunderstood issue.
A transgender protection ordinance won a preliminary vote on Tuesday in Miami-Dade.
The City of Doral has become the latest South Florida city to approve domestic partnership benefits for city employees.