Waymon Hudson

Florida LGBT News Round-Up: Get Your News On!

Filed By Waymon Hudson | September 19, 2009 12:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Politics
Tags: adoption ban, health care reform, lgbt news, round-up, St Petersburg mayor

Here's a little round-up of this and that from around the state that I thought you should know! As always, leave more stories and links in the comments that we might have missed!

* National Center for Lesbian Rights: Training Oct. 3 to 'help end Florida's ban on gay adoption' - a free training event at the second annual Miami-Dade GLBT Business Expo to provide you with the basic skills and training to help end Florida's ban on gay adoption by changing the hearts and minds of your friends, neighbors, and communities.

* Amendment effort seeks to void health care reform in Florida - A group of state legislators is seeking to amend Florida's Constitution to block the impact of President Barack Obama's proposed overhaul of the country's health care system. Because who needs affordable healthcare, right? What's next- secession?

* Five S. Fla. companies make human rights index - 5 Companies ranked by the Human Rights Campaign based on their workplace policies toward LGBT employees.

* How the St. Petersburg mayoral candidates stand on gay rights issues - The St Pete Times breaks down where the candidates stand on LGBT issues since the community is becoming more and more of a political force in the area. Good read.

What's the big gay scoop in your area?


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