We saw an historic first this weekend in Jacksonville as members of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office marched in the River City Pride parade.
Last week, the JSO updated their non-discrimination policy to protect LGBTQ employees along with other city agencies. It was great to see JSO officers join thousands of LGBTQ and allied people at pride this weekend.
HRC was proud to partner with Equality Florida and the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality during River City Pride to encourage pride attendees to make their voices heard in support of updating Jacksonville's Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
On Tuesday, hundreds of supporters of equality from across Northeast Florida packed the room and hallway for the first “Community Conversation” on updating the Human Rights Ordinance in Jacksonville.
Last night, the Jacksonville City Council heard from experts on both sides of the heated debate on whether or not to update the city’s Human Rights Ordinance (HRO). The Jacksonville City Council voted 11-8 in favor of moving forward...
Amidst growing bipartisan support for an LGBT inclusive Human Rights Ordinance (HRO), Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced plans to ban discrimination against LGBT employees and contractors. Last week, Curry announced plans to r...
A new study found that an updated human rights ordinance in the city of Jacksonville would have a positive impact on the city.