Gay rights

The city attorney in Jacksonville says an initiative intended to challenge a new gay rights law cannot be legally placed on the November ballot.

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A Florida lawmaker is pushing legislation that would prohibit a controversial kind of therapy aimed at LGBT youths. The bill could stop the use of so-called “gay conversion therapy” in the state.

Arlene Goldberg

A federal appeals court has denied the state’s motion to keep Florida’s gay marriage ban in place. This means gay marriages might start taking place in the Sunshine State as soon as early January.

A panel of judges at the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals denied Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s motion Wednesday asking a court to keep the state’s gay marriage ban in place.

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A gay rights organization ranking shows Cape Coral has the least inclusive local policies in Florida for the LGBT community.

Arlene Goldberg

Carol Goldwasser’s death certificate is now a historical document.

That’s because it was recently updated to include the name of her spouse: Arlene Goldberg of Fort Myers. This is the first document issued by the state of Florida in its history recognizing a same-sex marriage.

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