South Florida Gay News


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In South Florida, Pulse Remembrance Events Only the Beginning

By Jose Cassola | Sunday Jun 25, 2017
Law enforcement and community leaders have taken steps to ensure a tragedy the magnitude of the Pulse nightclub massacre never takes place in gay centric cities like Wilton Manors or Miami.

Stonewall Festival Recalls Struggle for Civil Rights

By John McDonald | Sunday Jun 25, 2017
In a country where gays can marry and serve in the military in many places there remains a pressure to stay in the closet as companies and even states offer little to no protections.

Queen Elizabeth Vows to Protect LGBT Community

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sunday Jun 25, 2017
On Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II addressed Parliament claiming she will handle discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Busy Summer Ahead for LGBT Theater

By JW Arnold | Saturday Jun 24, 2017
During the hot summer months when the snowbirds and tourists head north, many theaters are "dark," theater jargon for "closed." That's not the case for three local venues that primarily attract LGBT audiences.

Peace Youth Ambassadors Meet In Miami

By John McDonald | Saturday Jun 24, 2017
One hundred students, many from South Florida, are expected to participate in the annual Peace Ambassador Leadership Summit, organizers said. The summit is a seven-day conference at Florida International University in Miami.

NY Attorney Raises $250,000 To Help Gay Men Flee Chechnya

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Jun 18, 2017
For Fred Erick, a gay man in New York, the life threatening crisis facing gay men in Chechnya was personal.

More Color More Pride: Pride Flag Redesign Includes LGBT People of Color

By Tucker Berardi | Sunday Jun 18, 2017
During a recent Pride Month kick-off in Philadelphia the campaign More Color More Pride, a movement to recognize nonwhite LGBT communities within the broader pride movement, unveiled a pride flag with an additional black and brown stripe.

Equality Rally Gets Heated With Converging Groups

By John McDonald | Saturday Jun 17, 2017
Different groups came together to give speeches in front of a rainbow colored "Equality" banner on a hot summer late afternoon.

Methodist Church Appoints First Non-Binary Transgender Clergy

By Tucker Berardi | Saturday Jun 17, 2017
M Barclay is transgender, queer, and uses they/them pronouns. They have also just been appointed as a deacon for the Northern Illinois conference last week.

First Out Trans Candidate Wins State Legislative Primary

By Brittany Ferrendi | Thursday Jun 15, 2017
On Tuesday Danica Roem became the Democratic party's representative in the District 13 Virginia House of Delegates race. She now faces Bob Marshall of the Republican party. Marshall is a self-described "chief homophobe."

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