The Miami-Dade County Commission yesterday sent to committee a proposal to amend the preexisting County’s Human Rights Ordinance to create new protections in housing, employment, and public accommodations for people who are transgender in the domains of housing, employment, and public accommodations.Read more
The 8th Annual Champions of Equality reception was a resounding success! We here at SAVE Dade would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to all of our honorees, volunteers, attendees and of course, our generous sponsors. Scroll down to view our accomplishments at Champions 2013!
"This is a bad bill that could've been worse for the LGBT community" - CJ OrtuñoRead more
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:Read more
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.Read more
In reference to homophobic statements made via Twitter by Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace, SAVE Dade issued this statement:Read more