Justin S. Flippen

  • 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.

  • Guest Column: Keep Judge Robert Lee on the Broward Bench

    Just a few years ago, Broward County could boast having 6 openly LGBT judges on its state court bench. Now, with the recent retirement of Judge Lisa Porter, we have only three. And if a North Broward traffic ticket attorney has his way, by January 2019, we will have only two.

  • Letter to the Editor: Transgender Healthcare Discrimination Must End

    On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, the Wilton Manors City Commission discussed an agenda item regarding gender confirmation benefit options being added to the city’s employee healthcare plan. The discussion included personal testimonies from members of the audience. I was moved by the struggles and tribulations transgender constituents within and outside our community are experiencing as a result of rampant discrimination within the mainstream healthcare system. And while much of the discussion was on the financial cost of coverage to the city, cost to employees, and where the money would come from, an essential fact was overlooked.