The two have both published memoirs addressing how their struggles with challenges like homophobia, violence, racism, and poverty
Hearing focused on rise of anti-LGBTQ+ extremism, violence
The event traumatized not only the City of Orlando's LGBTQ+ community but also the greater population who rallied behind the LGBTQ+ community
Brandon Wolf is Equality Florida's press secretary
LGBTQ young people are more likely to experience bullying, discrimination, violence and mental health crises while in school
The page featured resources including links to anti-bullying initiatives & information on creating safe spaces for LGBTQ youth
State Advisory Committees, such as Florida’s, serve as a critical link between the communities impacted by civil rights law and policymakers.
"I echo our mayor to say to the survivors and family members of Pulse: it’s okay to not be okay. This was a tragedy."
"The tragedy at Pulse rocked our community and served as a reminder of the work we have to do to uproot hate and bigotry."
"He promised me that he'd always support those impacted by the Pulse shooting. Today he vetoed mental health services- I will never forget"