October 16, 2021

In The Public Interest

HRO Update

City council members heard public comment on Tuesday evening on a bill that expands protections under Jacksonville’s human rights ordinance to LGBTQ persons.  Florida’s First District Court of Appeal recently struck down Jacksonville’s Human...

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. . . we are learning — “Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.” Ralph Waldo Emerson In his essay Friendship, Ralph Waldo Emerson argues that “we have a great deal more kindness than is ever spoken.” Despite...

HRO Update: Your Voice Needed

JaxLookout recently reported on Jacksonville’s Human Rights Ordinance (HRO Redux) and the protections for LGBT+ people that were overturned by the State of Florida’s First District Court of Appeal earlier this month. The Court of Appeal decision was...

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…we are listening to –  Jill Lepore’s podcast, “The Last Archive” The truth is rarely pure and never simple.  Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility! — Algernon...

HRO Redux

HRO: Then and Now Beginning in 2012 many of Jacksonville’s civic and business leaders, clergy and citizens worked together to expand protections under the City’s Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) to include sexual orientation and gender identity. For...

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