For Immediate Release


Brian Winfield, EQFL Communications Director (727 ) 488-7799

Equality Florida (EQFL)

LGBT Press Teleconference on Gainesville's Fight to Protect LGBT Floridians

WASHINGTON - What: Equality is Gainesville's Business and Equality Florida will co-host a teleconference with LGBT Press to discuss the local effort to stop the far right's attempt to repeal existing nondiscrimination protections.

The nation is watching to see if the far right will succeed in repealing Gainesville's Human Rights protections for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. This is a must win battle in one of the most progressive cities in the state.

The far right picked Gainesville to send a message that they will target LGBT legal rights anywhere. Join us for a Statewide Conference call and get the inside story from the local team.

When: Friday, February 20th at 3PM (EST)

Where: Teleconference information:

Dial-in Number: 1-218-486-8700

Access Code: 33411


Who: Leaders from the local campaign, Equality is Gainesville's Business, as well as leaders form Equality Florida - Florida's statewide LGBT advocacy organization - will provide an update on the campaign and the important work being done to protect LGBT Floridians. Participants will be available to answer questions from the press at the conclusion of the presentation.


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Equality Florida is Florida’s only statewide human rights organization dedicated to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Through education and advocacy, the organization is committed to building a state of equal rights for all Floridians, inclusive of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

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