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Aetna changes Florida prescription drug policy amid HIV drug complaint

Friday, March 27, 2015
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Aetna has agreed to change its prescription drug policy to ensure that Florida consumers with HIV and AIDS can access their medications at lower costs. [...]

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Study: Anti-LGBT discrimination costs Florida employers $362 million annually

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Discrimination against LGBT workers in Florida costs employers more than $362-million a year, according to a report released by a coalition of major employers in the state. [...]

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Second Florida House panel advances transgender bathroom bill

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee.
A Florida state House panel on Tuesday advanced a bill that would limit individuals to using the public restrooms that correspond with their "biological sex, either male or female, at birth." [...]

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Florida House approves bill that would remove gay adoption ban from state law

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee.
The bill strips language from state law that bans gay people from adopting children - a practice that has been allowed since the law was found unconstitutional in 2010. [...]

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Florida House bill would remove gay adoption ban from state law

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Martin Gill (center) was the original plaintiff in a challenge brought in 2009 by the ACLU that led to a federal ruling stricking down Florida's ban on gay adoption. Gill and his partner had been raising two foster children since 2004, which they eventually adopted.
The vote comes five years after an appeals court ruled that the state's gay adoption ban was unconstitutional. [...]

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Florida Senate Democrats push LGBT‑inclusive non-discrimination bills

Friday, March 6, 2015
Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee.
A bill adding sexual orientation and gender identity to current anti-discrimination laws is backed by top employers including Walt Disney World. [...]

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Florida House panel OKs bill restricting public restrooms to birth gender

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee.
Transgender Floridians would have to use public bathrooms designated for their birth gender, regardless of the gender they now identify with. [...]

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Florida gay man fights jury duty in protest over court’s refusal to allow same-sex weddings

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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A Florida man who is openly gay is taking a stand against a recent decision in Duval County, Fa., to end end all courthouse weddings rather than allow same-sex weddings. [...]

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11th Circuit puts Ala., Fla. marriage cases on hold pending Supreme Court ruling

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
A federal appeals court in Atlanta says it won't act on appeals in same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the issue. [...]

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Florida Supreme Court asked to define sexual intercourse in HIV case

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Florida Supreme Court in Tallahassee.
The Florida Supreme Court will consider the definition of sexual intercourse in a case involving a gay man charged with not letting a partner know he was HIV-positive. [...]

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