Tag: Human Rights Campaign
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Mitch PerryOctober 19, 2017

Orlando, St. Petersburg, Wilton Manors, and West Palm Beach each achieved a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Municipal Equality Index, the only nationwide rating system of LGBTQ inclusion in municipal law, policy and services. All told, 68 cities across the country achieved the top score from the organization. “‘This year’s MEI paints a vivid […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 17, 2016

Jacksonville has shown improvement in its “LGBT friendliness” score, nearly doubling it in the last year. And the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality credits Republican Mayor Lenny Curry as the reason why. In the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, Jacksonville earned a rating of 49 out of 100 for 2016, up from 26 in 2015. FloridaPolitics.com reported a draft version […]

Scott PowersOctober 14, 2016

The Human Rights Campaign — billed as the nation’s largest gay rights organization — has endorsed Democrat Stephanie Murphy in Florida’s 7th Congressional District, her campaign announced Friday. “Stephanie Murphy is someone who will work to ensure that everyone, including LGBTQ people, can one day live free from fear of discrimination,” JoDee Winterhof, the organization’s senior vice […]


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