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Judge Won't Lift Fla. Keys Gay Marriage Stay

By Curt Anderson | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
A Florida Keys judge who last week ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional refused Monday to allow gay couples to begin marrying in Monroe County, citing a pending appeal by the state attorney general.

Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage.

Judge Asked to Lift Fla. Keys Gay Marriage Stay

By Curt Anderson | Monday Jul 21, 2014
The attorney for a gay couple is asking a Florida Keys judge to lift a stay in his ruling that Florida's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

Ruling Allows Same-Sex Marriages for Florida Keys

By Curt Anderson | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
A judge in the Florida Keys overturned the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge by gay couples said it effectively made them second-class citizens.

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Supports Repeal of Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

By EDGE | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced its unconditional support for the overturning of bans on same-sex marriage in Florida.

Anti-Gay Hate Group Calls on Fla. AG to Step Down in Marriage Ban Case

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Claiming that she is not presenting a "vigorous defense" in the cases against Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage, Mat Staver of the SPLC designated anti-gay hate group Liberty Counsel, is calling for state Attorney General Pam Bondi to step down.

Hearing Wednesday on Challenge to Florida Gay Marriage Ban

Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
Attorneys for gay couples and the state of Florida are squaring off at a hearing on a lawsuit challenging Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Anti-Bully Film Costs Florida Teacher His Job

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Jeremy Rhoden, gay a teacher in Polatka, Fla., screened an anti-bullying film to his students at a February 20 school assembly. Parents and clergy condemned the film for attempting to "indoctrinate" children, and of "offending" God.

St. Petersburg: A Gay Tourist’s Guide

By Mike Halterman | Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Whether you’ve lived in the city for five years or have passed through for just five minutes, I think most people will find that St. Petersburg is a very relaxed city.

Florida AG: Gay Marriage Would Cause Harm

By Gary Fineout | Friday May 30, 2014
The attorney general of Florida says in court documents that recognizing same sex marriages performed in other states would "impose significant public harm."