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CEO of Florida-based LGBTQ advocacy group speaks against hate in St. Pete

Listen: Co-founder of LGBTQ advocacy group Equality Florida, Nadine Smith, spoke to a civic group in downtown St Petersburg on Wednesday.  The advocate and Florida native stressed the importance of taking action amidst Florida’s crackdown...
WMNF Daily news digest, called "The Scoop"

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, April 13th, 2023

Florida execution Louis Bernard Gaskin became the 101st person executed in the state of Florida last night after being sentenced to death for the murder of a north Florida couple in 1989. “Floridians for Alternatives...

The ADA just turned 31 and Floridians with disabilities are still fighting for voting access

The Americans with Disabilities Act turned 31-years-old Monday. The landmark law was supposed to ensure equal access to employment, public entities and public accommodations. Floridians with disabilities are still fighting for that access. The most...

Tampa business, Disco Dolls, joins coalition to raise minimum wage as support for Amendment 2 grows

A new poll from St. Leo University shows growing support for Amendment 2, to raise Florida’s minimum wage. Tampa’s own Disco Dolls Studio recently signed on to join Florida Business for a Fair Minimum Wage,...

SCOTUS ruling: Bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional

SCOTUS ruling: Bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional

St. Petersburg earns top score on an index of LGBT equality

St. Petersburg earns top score on an index of LGBT equality

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