Sonya Walters is a businessperson in Tallahassee who owns Luxe Catering. A strong believer in her faith, she says that it is because of her religious beliefs, and her commitment to treat all people equally, that her business is open to all people, regardless of the sexual orientation or gender identity. Sonya said that being a woman of color also helps her to understands the impact that discrimination can have on a person. She strives each day to create a welcoming environment for all.
“Everyone has a right to their own beliefs, but the law should protect everyone equally,” Sonya said. “I have done events for people of all faiths — I would never turn someone away because of their faith, and I would never turn someone away because of who they are or who they love.”