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Florida Delegation Breaks on Party Lines in Equality Act Vote

Three Republicans joined the Democratic majority in passing the bill to include sexual orientation and gender equality to the protections included in the Civil Rights Act that Congress approved and President Lyndon Johnson signed into law back in 1964.

Charlie Crist Moves Into Leadership Role in House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., announced this week that he will serve as a vice-chairman of the U.S. House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus.

Greg Steube Brings Back the ‘Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act

Continuing to point to cases around the country where male-bodied transgender athletes are dominating female sports, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., brought back the “Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act” last week.

Greg Steube: Women Should Not Have to Compete Against Biological Males in Sports

Steube brought out an amendment to the “Equality Act” which would “ensure that nothing in the bill could be construed to require biological females to compete against biological males in sports.”