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Equality PAC is backing Patrick Murphy in U.S. Senate race

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Equality PAC, the political action committee aimed at supporting candidates running for federal office who are LGBT or seek to advance LGBT rights, is backing Jupiter Representative Patrick Murphy in the Florida Senate race. “I am humbled to receive the Equality PAC’s endorsement and I am grateful for the important work they do to advance LGBT rights,” said Murphy in a statement. “Over the past few years, we have celebrated monumental victories for the LGBT community, but we have also mourned…

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Alan Grayson pushes for repeal on limit on when gay, bisexual men can donate blood

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As dozens of injured people were being sent to Orlando hospitals in the immediate aftermath of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting, thousands in Central Florida and throughout the state immediately went to give blood to those fighting for their lives. However, some survivors of the shooting were prohibited from donating blood to their friends who were shot because of an existing Food and Drug Administration policy that prohibits gay and bisexual men from donating blood unless they’ve been celibate for the past year.…

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