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  • Column: Maybe It’s Time For Gary Resnick to Call it Quits?

    I recently happened across a newspaper article about the upcoming Broadway remake of “The Boys in the Band.” This remarkable play first debuted Off-Broadway in 1968 and in 1970 was made into a film that quickly turned into a cult classic. 

  • Corbin Launches Long Shot Bid for Mayor

    In an emailed statement to The Gazette, Boyd Corbin said he’s running for mayor to get rid of “mismanagement and corruption” by city officials. “Residents are sick of being lied to by the city commission. They are stealing millions from our water bills. They say your water is not green and the tests run on it are just fine. We currently have five times the EPA maximum level for chloroform which is bad for your liver, kidneys and brain. It can give you cancer and is absorbed through your skin. Three other contaminant levels are too high.”

  • Flippen to Run for Mayor of Wilton Manors

    On Monday morning, Wilton Manors Vice Mayor Justin Flippen announced he’s running for mayor in 2018.

  • Former Indy Mayor to be Honored by LGBT Business Group

    (AP) Former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard will be honored by an LGBT business group for his advocacy on gay rights issues.

  • Fort Lauderdale Elects First Openly-Gay Mayor in Landslide

    With 64 percent of the vote, Dean Trantalis became the first openly-gay mayor elected in Fort Lauderdale’s history.

    “It was our time,” Trantalis told his supporters Tuesday night. He thanked the community for its support and said that the “really hard part [of governing] starts now.”

  • Jesse's Journal: Mayor Dean Trantalis - A Day That Will Live in History

    In 1995 the Gay and Lesbian Community Center (now the Pride Center) joined forces with the Stonewall Library (now the Stonewall Museum and Archives) to produce a poster meant “to increase the awareness of the citizens of Broward County to some of the historically important events of the Broward County gay community.”

  • Letter to the Editor: Seiler's Silence

    So very often, we want to believe nice things about people, or believe the nice things they say to us are truly reflections of their feelings at all times. But Maya Angelou once said, “When people show you who they are, believe them.”

  • Letter to the Editor: Would Mayor Seiler Attend a White Supremacist Luncheon?

    Thank you so much for your article on Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Friend or Foe? The LGBTQ community relies on articles like this to bring to the forefront who our true supporters are. I also read in a blog that Seiler was the only S. Florida mayor to not support "Mayors for Freedom To Marry" before it became legal. Is there a pattern here?

  • LGBT Activist Woolard: ‘I’m Going To Run Hard’ For Atlanta Mayor

    Lesbian former Atlanta City Council president Cathy Woolard’s name has been in the mix of names to succeed Mayor Kasim Reed for quite awhile, and now it’s official.

  • Manners Chosen as Town Manager of Biscayne Park

    Krishan Manners, the former president of the Wilton Manors Development Alliance, has been chosen as village manager of the Village of Biscayne Park.

  • Mayor of Hell, Michigan Impeached After Banning Straight People

    After a campaign of two days spent “calling towns asking to let me be their mayor,” YouTube comedian Elijah Daniel descended on the town of Hell in Michigan, where he was sworn into office on Wednesday August 30. But it didn’t last long.

  • Mayor Won’t Seek Sixth Term: Resnick to become longest-serving mayor in city’s history

    Just three days after winning a historic fifth term as mayor of Wilton Manors, Gary Resnick, in an interview with The Gazette, stated that this would probably be the last time he runs for mayor.

  • Resnick Exits Mayoral Race, Will Run for Commission

    Mayor Gary Resnick announced today that he will be dropping out of the November Wilton Manors mayoral race and running for one of the two commission seats.

  • Town of Haverhill Elects Openly Bi Man to Council

    Daniel Sohn was recently elected to the Town of Haverhill with more than 60 percent of the vote. Sohn becomes the first LGBT elected council member in Haverhill’s history. At 27 years old he is also currently the youngest elected public official in Palm Beach County.

  • Transgender Texas Mayor Loses Election Bid for Full Term

    The mayor of a small Texas town who came out as transgender after being appointed to the job has lost her election bid for a full two-year term.

  • Unofficial Results Show Utah's Capital Voted In Its First Gay Mayor

    SALT LAKE CITY - It may not be official for two weeks, but election results so far indicate Salt Lake City, the capital of conservative Utah, is poised to narrowly elect its first openly gay mayor in what would mark another milestone for an LGBT movement that has made major strides in a state with a long history of hostility to gays and lesbians.