Miami

  • Martina Navratilova Headlines LPAC Fundraiser

    She’s a tennis legend, cancer survivor, and an outspoken advocate for LGBT rights. On Friday, October 10, Martina Navratilova is among the special guests attending the LPAC ‘Cocktails & Conversation’ fundraiser in Miami.

  • Miami Archbishop to Employees: Support Gay Marriage and You Could Lose Your Job

    As marriage equality becomes the law across the Sunshine State, one Florida institution has sent a clear message to its employees: post any support of same-sex marriage on your personal social media account and you could lose your job.

  • Miami Bartender Mixes Drag Queens With Rock & Roll

    One of Kill Your Idol’s resident bartenders is Karloz Torres, a native Colombian who moved to the United States when he was 14 years old and started tending bar at 19 to pay for college.

  • Miami Beach Has Created a 'Safe Space' Initiative for the LGBT Community

    “We protect, we help, we call 911,” reads a new initiative from the Miami Beach. A new program in the city allows businesses to declare themselves to be a “Safe Space” for LGBT residents and visitors.

  • Miami Beach Voters Elect Openly Gay Michael Góngora to City Commission

    Openly gay politician Michael Góngora won reelection in Miami Beach, representing the city for a third time as Commissioner.

  • Miami Book Fair Spotlights LGBT Issues, Authors

    Miami Book Fair International, the nation’s largest literary event hosted annually by Miami Dade College, will again highlight issues and authors of interest to the LGBT community.

  • Miami Coalition Launches Resistance Protest on International Women’s Day

    The Miami Femme’s Coalition and supporting organizations are holding a Femme’s Day of Resistance on International Women’s Day this Wednesday, March 8 at 6 p.m.

  • Miami Drag Queens Making Dreams Come True This Holiday Season

    Athena Dion thinks most drag queens have hearts of gold. But if that's so, then the hearts of Dion and her Dream Queens must be multi-platinum.

  • Miami Fights Back Against Trump’s Trans Ban

    Following a controversial tweet by President Donald Trump advocating for banning transgender individuals from serving in the military, dozens of community activists and local human rights organizations such as SAVE, Pridelines, Unity Coalition, Women’s March and Miami-Dade Young Republicans stood in solidarity Thursday, July 27, to defend transgender individuals’ rights to serve.

  • Miami Film Fest to Feature LGBT Movies

    The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), unspooling March 7 to 16 at various theaters, offers moviegoers the opportunity to screen several LGBT shorts, features, and documentaries. The festival also includes a tribute to actor-director John Turturro, who will receive the festival’s Career Achievement Award after a screening of his latest film, “Fading Gigolo.”(March 9, 7 p.m., at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center).

  • Miami Film Fest’s LGBT Films Sure to Impress

    Miami Dade College's Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) takes over area screens from March 6-15, and showcases hundreds of features, shorts, and documentaries. The festival opens with the darkly hilarious comedy, “Wild Tales.” The pre-credit episode of this Argentine anthology may just be the funniest film sequence all year. The remaining five entries in “Wild Tales” are also fiendishly clever, from a woman who exacts a vicious revenge on a restaurant customer to a nasty game of one-upmanship between two drivers with road rage. The last tale, an over-the-top wedding reception featuring unspeakably bad behavior is a corker.

  • Miami LGBT Democrats Hold Kickoff Event

    Two openly gay candidates seeking political office in Miami-Dade County spoke to prospective voters at a kickoff event for the 2018 election season Jan. 20 at the Hotel Gaythering in Miami Beach.

  • Miami Transwoman Gunned Down On Street Corner

    A transgender woman was shot and killed Friday night in Miami and her killer remains on the loose.

  • Miami Vigil for Orlando

    "The last 36 hours have been sobering. I don't know that I knew any of the victims, but am sure there will only be one degree of separation between us. I was so thankful that the City of Miami Beach was quick to act in putting together last night's beautiful vigil. Now, our community must use this moment to get the federal government to completely lift the ban on gay men donating blood. And we must sadly get ready for dozens of funerals for dozens of young people."

  • Miami’s LGBTQ Center for Wellness Exceeds Expectations

    It’s a transgender patient’s big day, a surgery they’ve been waiting years to happen. But even with the excitement, nerves set in as they think about the money, the pain, and the recovery.

  • Mirror on the Town: Mina's Mediterraneo Miami

    The Garden at Mina’s Mediterraneo on Miami’s Upper Eastside has become a popular monthly destination for South Florida’s lesbian community. The event regularly draws hundreds.

  • Mirror: Hot Wheels

    The New York real estate developer was hooked after getting his first Vespa scooter as a teen. He began collecting all sorts of motorized vehicles — from scooters, motorcycles, classic automobiles and expensive sports cars to fantasy vehicles from television and the movies—more than 1000 in all. 

  • Miss Trans Israel visits Miami for Transgender Awareness Month

    Talleen Abu Hanna, the reigning Miss Trans Israel and runner-up in the 2016 Miss Trans Star Internacional beauty pageant, visited Miami last week, speaking at several college campuses and other venues to bring awareness to transgender issues and honor trans victims of violence.

  • Native Miami Musician is 'Gonna Be' Busy

    Singer, songwriter, executive, music video director, producer. Michael Rodriguez has worn many hats in the music industry, specializing in house, disco and electronic music.

  • New Campaign Explores Miami's Vast Cultural Heritage Through Eyes Of Locals

    Last year Miami had a record breaking number of overnight guests with an estimated 14.2 million visitors. And the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to keep future guests in the city longer and encourage them to penetrate the city deeper.