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The City of Wilton Manors and Equality Florida Prepare to Celebrate Decision Day


This is an article about the Broward Decision Day. Similar Decision Day celebrations will be held statewide. See the list below:

Broward County 4pm: Federal Courthouse / 299 East Broward Boulevard.6pm: Rumors / 2426 Wilton Dr. / Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Lee County 6pm: Rockade / 1015 SE 47th Ter. / Cape Coral, Florida
Suncoast 6pm: Clasico Cafe Bar / 1341 Main St. / Sarasota, FL 34236
The Villages 6pm: Lake Sumter Landing Town Square / 1000 Lake Sumter Landing / The Villages, FL 32162
Gainesville 6pm: Pride Community Center of North Central Florida / 3131 NW 13th St, Suite 62 / Gainesville, FL 32609
Miami 6pm: Atrium at Biscayne / 4500 Biscayne Blvd / Miami, FL
St. Petersburg 6pm: LGBT Welcome Center / 2227 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33713
8pm: Enigma / 1110 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Jacksonville 6pm: Mellow Mushroom / 3611 St. Johns Avenue / Jacksonville, FL
Orlando 6:30pm: The Hammered Lamb / 1235 N. Orange Avenue / Orlando, FL 32804
Tallahassee 6pm: 101 Restaurant, The Tallahassee Center / 215 W. College Avenue #101 / Tallahassee, FL 32301
Key West 5pm: Duval Street
6pm: Aqua Nightclub / 711 Duval Street / Key West, FL 33040
Palm Beach 4pm: Palm Beach Main Courthouse / 205 N Dixie Hwy. / West Palm Beach, FL 33401
6pm: Camelot / 114 South Narcissus Avenue / Palm Beach, FL 33401
Tampa 6pm: Metro Wellness Center in Ybor / 1315 E. 7th Avenue / Tampa, FL 33605

The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to issue a ruling on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage before the end of June, and the City of Wilton Manors is poised to celebrate this monumental decision on the day it is issued. Dubbed “Decision Day,” the date of the ruling will be commemorated throughout Broward County as it joins others across the country in hosting celebrations.

“While we don’t know how the Court will rule, we know that Broward is ready for the national freedom to marry,” said Row Iliescu, South Florida Development Director for Equality Florida. “Here in Broward, we are proud of the diverse group of organizations collaborating as a community to mark this momentous occasion.”

The planned Broward Decision Day events include a rally at the Federal Courthouse, 299 E Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, 33301, at 4 p.m., followed by a gathering at Rumors Bar and Grill, 2426 Wilton Dr., Wilton Manors. at 6 p.m.

“Any day now the Supreme Court will issue a ruling on the freedom to marry for all Americans,” said Iliescu, “and I’m so glad to be working with other local organizations to bring as many people together as possible in celebration, no doubt, of what will likely be the single most important ruling in LGBT history to date.

”The coalition of local organizations cosponsoring the Decision Day gatherings in Broward County include the City of Wilton Manors, Equality Florida, Oakland Park Democratic Club, the Dolphin Democrats, SunServe, the Pride Center, Care Resource, Our Fund, Stonewall National Museum and Archives, Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, Lambda Legal and First Congregational Church of Fort Lauderdale, UCC.

For more information on the Decision Day events, to RSVP, or to sign up to receive an alert when the date arrives, visit www.eqfl.org/scouts/broward.

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