Florida lawmaker calls on Pam Bondi to take on Obama bathroom directive

By : Jeremy Williams
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Florida Rep. Janet Adkins (R- Fernandina Beach) is asking State Attorney General Pam Bondi to weigh in on the U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Education’s position on public school bathroom policies.

In a letter sent May 15, Adkins addresses seven questions to Bondi asking for her opinion “regarding the directives contained in the letter from Ms. Catherine Lhamon from the U.S. Department of Education and from Vanita Gupta from the U.S. Department of Justice.”

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TransAction Florida brings attention to the ‘T’ with a successful white party

By : Aaron Alper
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TransAction Florida brought their A-game for this year’s White Party at Georgie’s Alibi. Hosted by Kori Stevens, the event brought both awareness and much needed funds in support for the trans community who, as we know, are fighting as hard as they can for the basic civil rights afforded to other citizens.

“TransAction would like to thank Georgie’s Alibi management, staff and performers for choosing TransAction for this year’s recipient of donations,” says Gina Leigh Duncan, the trans inclusion director for Equality Florida. “Funds raised will go to fund TransAction’s efforts in working for safe schools, conducting media and law enforcement training, pushing for fully inclusive Human Rights Ordinances and transgender health and wellness issues. These initiatives will support LGBT Floridians across the state.”

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