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Florida Activist Confronts Gov. Scott Over Omissions

Florida Activist Confronts Gov. Scott Over Omissions

By John McDonald | Apr 2
Broward County human rights activist Michael Rajner confronted Florida Governor Rick Scott this week in Tallahassee over the Governor's failure to mention the LGBT community in his annual State of the State address.

West Palm Beach Passes Pro-Immigrant Resolution

West Palm Beach Passes Pro-Immigrant Resolution

By Chris Persaud | Apr 1
West Palm city commissioners on Monday unanimously passed a resolution intended to reduce undocumented immigrants' fears of local police.

Wilton Manors, Florida, Votes to Fly Transgender Flag on Limited Basis

Wilton Manors, Florida, Votes to Fly Transgender Flag on Limited Basis

By Michael d'Oliveira | Apr 1
Wilton Manors will "acknowledge the T," as Vice Mayor Justin Flippen has become fond of saying, by flying the transgender flag.

 Armed 'Men Dressed as Women' Allegedly Rob Florida Check Cashing Store

Armed 'Men Dressed as Women' Allegedly Rob Florida Check Cashing Store

By Brittany Ferrendi | Mar 18
The Broward Sheriff's Office released a statement last week claiming two men dressed up as women robbed Sam's Subs and Check Cashing in Pompano Beach.

AP Exclusive: Under Radar, Florida Spent $240M on Lawyers

AP Exclusive: Under Radar, Florida Spent $240M on Lawyers

By Gary Fineout | Mar 14
Gov. Rick Scott and other top Florida Republicans frequently complain about government spending, but they have quietly spent more than $237 million on private lawyers to advance and defend their agendas, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Black Women Rise: Gathering Looks to Empower Black LGBT Women in A Trump-Led World

Black Women Rise: Gathering Looks to Empower Black LGBT Women in A Trump-Led World

By Ryan Yousefi | Mar 11
If there was ever a time to stand up for what you believe in, and at the same time help educate others on what your cause is, it's right here, right now, at this moment. It's indeed time to rise up and for what you believe in.

Decision Time in Florida: Sun, Fun, and... Nonstop Gambling?

Decision Time in Florida: Sun, Fun, and... Nonstop Gambling?

By Gary Fineout | Mar 6
For years, politicians in the Sunshine State have struggled over whether they want to let glitzy Las-Vegas style casinos sprout beside Florida's sugar-white beaches.

World Class DJs Come to Miami Beach to Spin for Winter Party

World Class DJs Come to Miami Beach to Spin for Winter Party

By ian Maloney | Feb 25
Every year, the gay community in Miami says goodbye to days of no humidity and 70 degree temperatures with the weeklong Winter Party celebration.

All Aboard! :: Miami Beach Gay Pride Partners with Celebrity Cruises as New Presenting Sponsor

By Ian Maloney | Nov 6
It was a pleasure to sit down with Dave Cook, Grant Van Ulbrich, Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., and Peter Giorgi, Chief Marketing Officer for Celebrity Cruises, to find out about this new partnership.

All Aboard! A Spotlight on Six Gay Cruises Leaving South Florida

By Mike Halterman | Oct 29
Whether you live in Florida full time, spend winters here, or visit once in a while, the state is also a jumping off point for some fun cruises. Here are a few leaving the ports of Miami and Fort Lauderdale in the next few months.

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