"Ron DeSantis and the Republicans have openly declared war on the state's LGBTQ minority and allies without thoughts of the ramifications"
The 17-year-old junior and president of the WPHS Queer Student Union was lauded by several notable LGBTQ+ activists and allies
“This state is governed by the interest of the people of the state of Florida not on the demands of California corporate executives”
Advocacy groups will likely challenge law in court
With the nationwide walkouts, some of Disney’s biggest brands supported the LGBTQ+ community in statements posted to social media Tuesday
"You needed me to be a stronger ally in the fight for equal rights and I let you down. I am sorry." The Disney CEO stated
“In Florida, our policies got to be based on the best interest of Florida citizens, not on the musing of woke corporations”
One Republican senator voted against HB 1557
Seven Republicans voted against measure
"Knowingly subjecting children to abuse, abandonment, and neglect by forcing them to come out to their parents is cruel, dangerous"