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  • 'Star Trek's George Takei Honored For Gay Pride Month

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Former "Star Trek" actor George Takei is being recognized by the California Legislature as part of its celebration of LGBT Pride Month.

  • 2 Iowa Women Get Married After 72 Years Together

    More than seven decades after beginning their relationship, Vivian Boyack and Alice "Nonie" Dubes have gotten married.

  • 9 Intriguing People of South Florida’s Arts Scene

    An erotic art museum owner and an orchestra conductor both make the list

    Each year, Barbara Walters selects some of the most intriguing people to interview for her traditional holiday special. For this year’s SFGN Winter Arts and Entertainment Guide, we borrowed a page from the veteran reporter’s playbook and selected eight equally intriguing people—both gay and straight, performing on stage and behind the scenes—from our region’s vibrant and diverse arts community to introduce to our readers.

  • Alex Minsky: Disabled Model Becomes Gay Icon

    Alex Minsky

    Former Marine Alex Minsky has gone from losing his leg while stationed in Afghanistan, to becoming a successful, yet unlikely model.

  • Andy Amoroso - Store Owner & Politician

    Openly gay Lake Worth City Commissioner, Andy Amoroso, says he has never come out.

  • Anthony Timiraos - Bringing Home the Bacon

    Anthony Timiraos, president, CEO and co-founder of Our Fund, a foundation that encourages and nurtures philanthropy and support for the LGBT community of South Florida, says he has an exit strategy that will keep it strong even when he leaves it.

  • AP interview: Openly Gay Judge On Top South African Court Talks of Sexuality, State of Nation

    JOHANNESBURG — An openly gay judge on South Africa's Constitutional Court recently hosted a launch for his new book in the foyer of the court, a symbol-laden structure partly built with exposed brick from the apartheid-era prison that once stood on the same hilltop. At the event, another judge praised Edwin Cameron, loftily describing their workplace as a shrine to democracy but also ribbing the colleague he sees often.

  • Attorney Who Fought ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Dies In Bicycle Accident

    SEATTLE — The bicyclist who died in a collision with a truck in downtown Seattle on Friday has been identified as a well-respected attorney who was part of the American Civil Liberties Union legal team that successfully challenged the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy for gay service members.

  • Bishop S.F. Makalani-MaHee - Trans Activist

    Raised in a black Pentecostal home in New York, the bishop knows first hand the struggles of grappling with your sexuality and the teachings of the church. Today as a church leader and a transgender man, he teaches the LGBT community that they are loved.

  • Both Sides Of The Law: 'Hot Cop Of Castro' Follows Mugshot Guy As Cyber-Sensation

    (CNN) -- If a blue-eyed, chisel-cheeked mugshot can make an Internet sensation of a criminal suspect, can the law be far behind?

  • Charlie Fredrickson - Photo Historian

    Charlie Fredrickson is a photochronicler extraordinaire, active churchman and consistent supporter of the gay community in Palm Beach County.

  • Chuck Nicholls - Putting ‘Angel’ in Tuesday’s Angels

    Chuck Nicholls was born in Chicago and moved to Washington D.C. to pursue his career. He’s a Michigan State University graduate and did his graduate studies at The University of Florida. For him, one of his career highlights was being a founding member of The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. There, he enjoyed the teamwork involved in developing safety standards for consumer products.

  • Cindy Brown - ?Leader in Business & Activism

    A native Floridian and Miami-Dade resident nearly all her life, Cindy Brown holds bachelors degrees from the University of Miami in psychology and criminology and is the current executive director of the Miami Beach Botanical Garden.  She’s also a highly accomplished executive and champion of the LGBT community.  ??

  • Craig Stevens, News Anchor - In the Spotlight

    Craig Stevens has impressive credentials.

  • Dean J. Trantalis - Out & Proud Politician

    Dean Trantalis was born and raised in Norwich, Connecticut. He graduated cum laude from Boston University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. In 1979, he completed his legal studies at the Stetson University School of Law. He took his studies aboard and studied international law in London, Eastern Europe and Russia.

  • DeGeneres’ Selfie Crashes Twitter

    Ellen DeGeneres’ goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over.

  • Deidre Newton - Real Estate Mogul

    For many, owning a business is a life in and of itself, but for Deidre Newton, owner of Huntington Trescott Properties, her work as a realtor intermingled with her activity in politics and LGBT activism makes her a catalyst for change. She’s a true worker for the people, and one who helps others achieve their goals through the use of her skills professionally and politically. ??

  • Dispute Over Gay Icon Divine’s Estate Settled

    Orlando – An Orlando district judge has settled a dispute over the estate of gay icon Divine, most famous for being the muse of director John Waters.

  • Don Pardo, Voice Of 'Saturday Night Live,' Dead At 96

    (CNN) -- Don Pardo, the announcer whose baritone voice introduced "Saturday Night Live" hosts on NBC for decades, has died at age 96, the network announced.

  • Edmund White, Author of “The Joy of Gay Sex” Talks Gay Rights and HIV in America

    Edmund White (by Erik Walker)

    Edmund White is a prolific writer and an icon of the gay rights movement and the fight for equality for those living with HIV in America today.