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Florida’s Same-Sex Couples Could Start Marrying On September 22 If Rick Scott Allows Court Ruling to Stand

Posted on 02 September 2014

By Stratton Pollitzer Equality Florida Deputy Director All summer long in an appalling display of election year cowardice, Governor Rick Scott has been in a crouch position attempting to hide behind Attorney General Pam Bondi on the issue of same sex marriage. That ends now with a ruling in Federal Court that has shifted the […]


Baptist Pastor Compares Same-Sex Marriage to Serbia’s Ethnic Cleansing

Posted on 28 August 2014

There was a party last Sunday, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Pastor Larry Thompson at Broward Boulevard’s First Baptist Church. Florida Governor Rick Scott was there—clearly the reigning dignitary, if you don’t count Thompson himself. At First Baptist, Thompson can do no wrong. While Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler was also there along with City […]


Another Federal Victory for Florida Same-Sex Marriage

Posted on 22 August 2014

TALLAHASSEE—It’s an undefeated season for Florida’s gay and lesbian marriage rights advocates as a Federal judge once again ruled that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. There will be no legal marriages for the LGBT community in Florida anytime soon however. U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle ruled that the 2008 ban against […]

$182 Million from Same-Sex Marriages

Posted on 20 August 2014

LOS ANGELES–The State of Florida is missing out on more than $182 million that could come from allowing same-sex couple to marry, according to a new study released Tuesday from the Williams Institute at the University of California–Los Angeles School of Law. The study suggests that more than 24,000 couples would choose to marry in […]



Posted on 13 August 2014

This past week, Pam Bondi, the current attorney general of the state of Florida, managed to make herself look like a complete fool, throw more subterfuge into the on-going same-sex marriage debate, and attempt to backpedal on a policy which she has been jamming down the throats of every Floridian for months—all within the same […]


Gov. Rick Scott Investigated by the Feds

Posted on 05 August 2014

TALLAHASSEE—It was not a letter any governor likes to receive—especially the one from Florida, Rick Scott.  United States Attorney General Eric Holder wrote to crack the ruler across Scott’s knuckles before promising, “We will not hesitate to use all tools and legal authorities at our disposal to fight against racial discrimination, to stand against disenfranchisement, […]


Orlando’s Parliament House Declares Bankruptcy

Posted on 29 July 2014

Parliament House, an iconic gay resort and entertainment, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on last Friday citing $15.5 million in debt. Ironically, the resort is in the middle of celebrating its 39th year anniversary. According to bankruptcy attorney Scott Shuker, the 4.5-acre complex defaulted on loans during the recession in 2009 and has been locked […]


AIDS Researchers Among Malaysia Airlines Victims

Posted on 22 July 2014

MELBOURNE, AU— The International AIDS Society has confirmed that at least six high-level researchers and AIDS experts were among those killed on the Malaysia Airlines flight downed Thursday over volatile eastern Ukraine. In confirming the deaths, the society’s president, Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, made note that her predecessor, AIDS researcher Joep Lange was among them. “The International […]


US Appeals Court Tosses Oklahoma Gay-Marriage Ban

Posted on 22 July 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY,  OK—A three-judge panel of the 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Friday upheld a federal judge’s ruling that Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. It is the latest in a string of victories across the country in favor of same-sex marriage that will suffer the same response—further appeals, and […]


Pridefest Comes to Atari

Posted on 19 July 2014

A social SIM game designed to appeal to the LGBT community is coming to an iOS or Android tablet near you, Atari says. Dubbed Pridefest, players will be able to “launch their very own personalized pride parade in a city of their choosing.” So, customize parade flotillas by choosing size, components, mascots and decorations, as […]


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