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Florida Gay Rights Activists Inspired By Prop 8 Win, Washington Marriage Equality Passage
The past week saw two states, California and Washington, grant landmark marriage rights to gay couples through court ruling and legislative action, respectively. And Florida, with a gay population second only to California's in size, isn't just watching from the sidelines.

While same-sex marriage may appear to be a distant horizon in a traditionally conservative state, gay advocates here are pursuing those rights that are within reach. Adoption, once banned among gays, is now an option being exercised in ever-increasing numbers.

Discrimination in the workplace -- employers are currently allowed to fire gay workers simply over their orientation -- is another battlefront in Florida.
While the advances made in same-sex marriage in other states may not affect Florida, they nevertheless serve to inspire.

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Published on:  February 11, 2012


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