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Miami Beach to offer transgender healthcare benefits for city workers

Monday, June 16, 2014
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- The City of Miami Beach will be the first municipality in Florida to offer transgender benefits to city employees. The city commission voted unanimously last week to offer the coverage, which takes effect in October.

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6th annual gay pride parade takes over Florida’s South Beach

Sunday, April 13, 2014
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Pride week in south Florida culminated Sunday on the streets of South Beach for the 6th annual Miami Beach Gay Pride parade and festival.

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Victory Fund announces ‘Ten Races to Watch’ featuring LGBT candidates

Friday, October 25, 2013
The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund has announced its annual “Races to Watch” list featuring openly LGBT candidates, naming 10 candidates involved in groundbreaking runs for political office this year. Victory has endorsed a total of 85 out candidates for 2013, an all-time high for an odd numbered year.

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ACLU settles suit against City of Miami Beach in wrongful arrest of gay man

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Harold Strickland
The ACLU of Florida on Monday reached a settlement in a lawsuit against the City of Miami Beach and two police officers on behalf of Harold Strickland, a gay former Miami Beach resident wrongfully arrested in March 2009 in retaliation for calling 911 to report that police officers were beating and kicking a man who lay handcuffed on the ground.

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