Florida Governor Ron DeSantis threatens legal action following declines in Bud Light stock

Bud Light beer display at grocery store – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by The Toidi In response to a conservative boycott earlier this year, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced an investigation into AB InBev, the beverage company behind Bud Light. DeSantis discussed the subject on Fox News on Thursday night. He said that the state

Florida Publix cites company policy as bakery refuses to write “Trans” on a cake

Publix Bakery – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mahmoud Suhail The grocery retailer Publix has apologized to an LGBTQ+ customer after an assistant at a Florida store declined to prepare a cake with the word “trans” written on it. Yasmin Flasterstein is the director of Peer Support Space, which helps people in Central Florida who

Florida high school’s transgender bathroom ban is upheld by appeals court

Man Holding Transgender Flag – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by nito After a five-year legal battle, a Florida school district’s policy of dividing restrooms in schools according to biological sex has been upheld by a federal appeals court as being lawful. The St. Johns County School Board’s requirement that transgender students use facilities that correspond

Florida proceeds with sex reassignment surgery and puberty blocker ban for minors

Puberty Blockers and Sex Reassignment Surgery – Person with Transgender Flag Painted On It – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by nito Last week, a joint committee of the Sunshine State’s two medical boards voted last week to draft a rule that would ban gender dysphoria treatments and puberty blockers for minors across the state. The

Florida medical board moves forward in blocking gender-affirming treatments for minors

Transgender Flag Being Waved – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Ink Drop On Friday, Florida’s medical board voted to start the process of banning gender-affirming medical treatment for minors, a move that comes as Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has continued to voice his opposition to such therapies. After a public hearing that lasted over three