The plan, which Speaker Nancy Pelosi called a "bold and future-focused" move, aims to strike "he" and "she" from the rules of the US House of Representatives.
On Thursday, Miami commissioners approved a resolution to defend a ban on a form of therapy aimed at changing a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
An estimated 3,859 violent and property offenses are committed against LGBTQ persons in Miami-Dade annually. Fear keeps most victims from reporting the incidents.
While the court's decision represents a landmark victory, a Florida advocate says it is still legal to discriminate against LGBTQ+ people in other ways.
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