University of Central Florida. See All States. County map only shows areas with full protections for sexual orientation i. May 29, Following a landmark court ruling in Hawaii, marriage opponents in Florida push through a state-level version of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
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You will receive an automatic email confirmation shortly. On January 31,a federal judge granted a temporary injunction against part of the Tampa ordinance. Vass was found guilty human trafficking and racketeering on 09 April History and the Path to Victory: June 8, Florida Governor Reubin Askew signs a law prohibiting same-sex couples from getting married or adopting children in Florida.
Retrieved November 5, LGBT groups in Florida hailed the decision, urging the state to pass legislation extending discrimination protections to housing, credit, health care and public accommodations.
July 2, In Marcha bill passed the House by a vote of and the Senate by a vote of to repeal a ban on cohabitation between unmarried couples. Supreme Court's decision in Lawrence v. Complaints on work related discrimination, whether the individual is a job applicant, temporary, seasonal, part-time or full-time employee or even previous worker should be launched with the commission for immediate resolution.
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August 20, Tally As a result of the U. April 27, Same-sex sexual activity remained illegal in Florida until , when the United States Supreme Court struck down all state sodomy laws in Lawrence v. Although no statewide law yet exists, Equality Florida has been successfully working with our local partners all over the state to ensure LGBT people are protected from discrimination at the local level.