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Hillsborough will add LGBT protections to human rights ordinance listen

07/16/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: Ronda Storms, Kevin Beckner, equality florida, LGBT, Hillsborough County, Pride

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Hillsborough County is now on track to add protections for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

In a 7-0 vote Wednesday morning, commissioners asked county legal staff to update Hillsborough’s human rights ordinance with legal protections to prevent LGBT discrimination for things like employment and housing.

It was introduced by the county’s first openly gay commissioner, Kevin Beckner.

Fewer than ten members of the public spoke out against the additional protectio...

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Saint Pete Shows its Pride listen

07/01/13 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The Saint Petersburg Pride parade and festival was in full swing on Saturday, despite the rainy weather. The celebrants were still savoring the euphoria unleashed last week from the Supreme Court’s favorable decisions on same-sex marriage.



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