secure equality and justice for Florida's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community

Equality Florida is a statewide education and advocacy organization dedicated to securing full equality under the law regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

The organization reaches over 120,000 Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Supportive households in Florida, making it one of largest civil rights groups working at the state level.

Through a statewide network, the organization brings together local advocacy groups representing nearly every city in Florida. Equality Florida continually works with these groups to develop a unified strategy for Florida’s progressive movement.

1. Outlaw discrimination by adding sexual orientation and gender identity to Florida’s Civil Rights Law

2. End the anti-gay adoption ban that denies children the legal protections and security that come from being adopted

3. Create statewide legal protections for Domestic Partners, and

4. Expand Florida’s Hate Crimes Law