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SAVE Dade names honorees at 8th annual Champions of Equality

We are proud to announce our 2013 Champions of Equality and Hall of Champions inductees. Designed as an event to honor those who have made positive change for the Miami-Dade LGBT community, Champions of Equality has recognized some our community’s most influential leaders such as Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Senator Bill Nelson, Bacardi Corp, and the ACLU to name a few. Please take a moment to learn about this year’s Champions:

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Miami Dolphins affirm commitment to inclusiveness

SAVE Dade is pleased that the Miami Dolphins acted swiftly and took immediate action in light of Mr. Wallace's insensitive comments towards the LGBT community. The Dolphins’ rapid steps reassure us that their organization believes in inclusiveness and respect. We all know that the first step towards accepting a culture of inclusiveness is to educate a community and to commit to open dialogue. SAVE believes that today the Miami Dolphins showed they are willing to be part of the education campaign that must continue throughout South Florida, the state and the nation to achieve greater acceptance for all.

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On homophobia from Miami Dolphins player Mike Wallace

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In reference to homophobic statements made via Twitter by Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace, SAVE Dade issued this statement:

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Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Join us at this year's Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, April 26 - May 3 at venues throughout Miami-Dade County! For programming and more information about the event, visit the MGLFF website here.

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Miami Shores City Council Endorsements

In connection with the April 9, 2013 Miami Shores City Council elections, the SAVE Dade Action PAC endorses the following candidates:

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Coral Gables 2013 Election Endorsements

In connection with the April 9, 2013 City of Coral Gables election the SAVE Dade Action PAC endorses the following candidates:

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Bay Harbor Islands Approves Equality Ordinance

SAVE Dade is pleased to announce a major victory in the Town of Bay Harbor Islands. Last week, the Town Council unanimously passed a Domestic Partnership Ordinance on second reading that would guarantee Town employees who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) the same rights and benefits as all other city employees.

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Congresswoman Wilson supports repealing DOMA

From the office of Congresswoman Frederica Wilson:

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson is a steadfast advocate for the LGBT community and views LGBT rights as a civil right battle of our time.  She is a Congressional co-sponsor of both the bill to repeal DOMA and the Uniting Families Act and has been recognized by Human Rights Campaign and SAVE Dade as a strong supporter of marriage equality.

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