Florida Matters Preview: LGBT Issues

Apr 25, 2017

This week on Florida Matters, we’re looking at the latest policy debates surrounding gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.


That includes President Trump’s decision to rescind Obama administration guidelines that allowed public school students to use the restroom corresponding with their gender identity. That topic has been the subject of ongoing debate in Sarasota County Schools.

In this preview, Florida Matters host Carson cooper asks Nathan Bruemmer with TransAction Florida, Bridget Ziegler with the Sarasota School Board and Mark Puskarich with Equality Florida if they think issues like this affecting the LGBT community should be handled by federal or local governments.