New lawsuit challenges Florida's transgender athlete ban

A 13-year-old Broward County soccer player and her parents are challenging a new state law that bans transgender female athletes from participating on girls’ and women’s sports teams, arguing that it is unconstitutional and “ignores basic medical science” about trans students.

Transgender athletes fight Florida’s new ban

Gov. DeSantis argued the transgender athlete law is needed to protect girls who say they could be denied athletic opportunities if they had to compete against transgender girls. But transgender athletes say denying kids access to a sport they love is heartbreaking and traumatizing.

Gov. DeSantis criticized for LGBTQ vetoes

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday slashed $900,000 in funding for programs that serve LGBTQ people in Central Florida, including a program that provides mental health services to survivors and family members of victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting.

Tampa Pride is first in country for 2021

Tampa Pride in Ybor City is not only the community’s first event and parade since the pandemic, but it’s also the first pride celebration in the country.