Don't Say Gay

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A federal appeals court approves Disney’s request for a delay in its legal battles with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Disney on Friday asked for a 60-day extension in submitting an opening brief to “facilitate” negotiations.

Disney seeks a delay in its federal appeal

Disney asked a court for a delay in a legal battle against Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District.
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Disney settles a state lawsuit against the DeSantis-appointed tourism district; a federal suit is on appeal

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and the DeSantis-appointed Central Florida Tourism Oversight District have reached a legal settlement.
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Florida settles a lawsuit over its “Don’t Say Gay” law

The state of Florida has over its "Don't Say Gay" law that restricts teaching gender identity & sexual orientation in schools.

Ron DeSantis recommends his former aide to administer the Disney-area oversight district

Gov. Ron DeSantis recommended Stephanie Kopelousos to serve as administrator of the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District.
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Battle over Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law is on hold during settlement talks

An appeals court has put on hold a battle about a Florida law restricting instruction about gender identity and sexual orientation.
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Escambia School Board seeks to move a lawsuit alleging it violated the First Amendment by restricting access to the book “And Tango Makes Three”

The Escambia County School Board asked to move a lawsuit about access in school libraries to the children’s book “And Tango Makes Three.”
Parenting with Pride

Parenting With Pride: a new group fighting “right-wing extremism” in Florida

Parenting With Pride is Florida partnership involving groups like the Human Rights Campaign, PFLAG and Equality Florida.

Escambia School Board seeks to end a lawsuit over its book removals

The Escambia County School Board urged a judge to toss out a lawsuit challenging the removal or restriction of books in school libraries.

Disney fires back in its fight over a DeSantis-appointed district board

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has filed a counterclaim in a battle with Ron DeSantis over the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District.

DeSantis-appointed chief of a district that includes Disney properties is advised to resign from an ethics panel

Glen Gilzean, administrator of a special district that includes Walt Disney World properties, shouldn’t continue to serve as a member of the Florida Commission on Ethics while holding a public job.
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Judge tosses out a legal challenge to Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” education law

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging Florida's 2022 Parental Rights in Education law that restricts teaching gender identity.

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