This weekend SouthFloridaGayNews.com took home several awards at SPJ Florida's annual Sunshine State Awards, Florida's premier journalism awards contest.

Congratulations to J.W. Arnold on winning first place in the Commentary & Criticism – Arts category & Christiana Lilly on winning first place in Beat Reporting – Minority Issues. Other winners include first place to Regina Kaza in the student categories for Best Profile & third place to SFGN's Mirror Magazine for Best Single Issue for the Fall 2013 issue. Congrats!

J.W. Arnold

http://southfloridagaynews.com/Theatre/the-twilight-of-the-golds-family-drama-at-stage-door-raises-ethical-questions-challenges-audiences.html
http://southfloridagaynews.com/Arts/miami-city-ballet-dazzles-in-final-program.html
http://southfloridagaynews.com/Arts/florida-grand-opera-takes-risk-reaps-rewards.html

Christiana Lilly

http://southfloridagaynews.com/Local/lgbt-teen-homelessness-in-south-florida-part-1.html
http://southfloridagaynews.com/Local/lgbt-homelessness-in-south-florida-part-2.html
http://southfloridagaynews.com/National/sfgn-special-report-trans-behind-bars.html
http://southfloridagaynews.com/Health/armed-with-a-syringe.html
http://southfloridagaynews.com/Community/knight-gay-how-a-south-florida-gay-motorcycle-club-made-its-own.html
http://southfloridagaynews.com/Community/a-brief-history-of-the-stonewall-riots.html
http://southfloridagaynews.com/Community/the-real-doogie-howser-at-16-jack-andraka-invented-a-new-way-to-detect-pancreatic-cancer.html

Regina Kaza 

http://southfloridagaynews.com/Community/mandi-hawke-raises-awareness-for-lgbt-youth-with-her-life-story.html

Mirror Fall 13 

http://issuu.com/themirrormag/docs/mirror_fall2013_small/1?e=6854407/5126055