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    Florida’s Legislature Could Get an LGBT Wave

    More barrier-breakers are here. The Pulse nightclub shootings gave Florida’s LGBT candidates “49 more reasons to run,” and with five still in the race, Tallahassee could quintuple its rainbow representation. It’s a stunning reversal for what once was considered one of the country’s most homophobic state houses — and gay candidates say they haven’t been harassed on the trail. A larger LGBT caucus could help pass anti-discrimination laws and pave the way for other diverse representatives to follow, as new PACs sprout up to back gay candidates nationwide.

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