Key West

  • 'Get Out!' LGBT Radio Will Now Reach Port St. Lucie to Key West

    Host and producer Tom Hantzarides announced that effective in January 2017 he will begin broadcasting his radio show, “GET OUT! South Florida” at 7 p.m. Saturdays on Alpha Media’s 850AM WFTL. With 50,000 watts of power, the show will be heard from Port St. Lucie to Key West.

  • ‘One Human Family’ Celebrates Pride in Key West

    World class bartenders, real housewives, pool parties and all the heat and humidity the tropics can supply.

    Say hello to Key West Pride.

  • 48 Hours in Key West: The perfect two-day getaway for South Floridians

    Editor's Note: Key West will re-open to visitors on Sunday, Oct. 1 and they need your support.

     

    Only a 3-hour drive from Miami surrounded by clear turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean on the left and the Gulf of Mexico on the right (or faster still by plane), Key West is just as much the gay destination as it’s ever been.

  • Annual WomenFest Expected To Draw Thousands Of Ladies

    Pool parties, cruises, trolley tours and more await the thousands of women who are expected to flock to Key West this Labor Day Weekend for WomenFest – one of the largest gatherings of lesbians and friends in North America.

  • Best of 2016: Key West

    Here are the winners of SFGN's "Best of 2016" in Key West.

  • Best of 2017: Key West

    Here are SFGN's "Best of 2017" winners in Key West.

  • Celebrate in Key West; Iraq War Vet to Be Grand Marshal

    From a foam party to men in tutus this year’s 5-day Key West Pride celebration is sure to keep guests entertained. This year’s event takes place all over the island from June 11 to June 15.

  • Community Announcement: 2014 Key West Pride Inclusive To Whole Community

    Key West does PRIDE with splashy pool parties, on-the-water adventures, beach parties, late-night dance parties, a race for tutu-wearing competitors, an intriguing film premiere and a lively community, hometown parade. Set for Wednesday through Sunday, June 11-15, the festival spotlights the all-accepting diversity that has helped make Key West an internationally renowned gay and lesbian vacation spot.

  • Conch Republic Off to the Races

    If you have ever visited Key West then you will be familiar with the conch. The word is pretty much everywhere, found in a variety of contexts.

  • Florida Defines Sex to Include Same-Sex Intercourse

    After a two-year deliberation, The Florida Supreme Court declared that “sexual intercourse” isn’t solely between a man and woman.

  • Florida Keys Re-Opens to Visitors Sunday

    Parts of the Florida Keys will re-open for tourists this Sunday Oct. 1 following a two-week long recovery period from Hurricane Irma’s ruin.

  • Florida Marriage Equality Round-Up

    Here is our complete index of our coverage of marriage equality:

  • Gay Iraq War Veteran Named KW Pride Grand Marshal

    (SFGN) Gay Iraq war veteran, author and LGBT activist Rob Smith will serve as the Grand Marshal for 2014 Key West Pride during multiple events starting on June 11 and culminating in the Pride Parade on June 15.

  • Hurricane Irma Causes Significant Damage in Key West

    (WB) Hurricane Irma caused significant damage in Key West when it made landfall in the Florida Keys on Sunday.

  • Job Ad in NY Weekly Specifying 'No Haitians' Causes Uproar

    An advertisement for a nursing position has created a storm of outrage over one of its job criteria - no Haitians.

  • Key West About to Turn Up the Heat

    It’s summertime in South Florida, but it’s about to feel a lot hotter in Key West. The annual Tropical Heat Festival filled with revelry and fun runs August 13-16 in Key West.

  • Key West Begins Irma Cleanup Efforts

    Life in Key West is slowly returning to normal – as normal as life in Key West can be.

  • Key West Celebrates Pride June 8 – 12

    June is typically Pride month around the country and Key West is no exception to that rule. Unlike most cities, however, Key West stretches a weekend of parties and parades into five nights and four days of fun beginning with a kick-off party at Island House on Wednesday, June 8. It’s the only occasion in the year when the world famous men’s resort opens its doors to both men and women. Believe me this busy reception sets a festive tone for the super-long weekend.

  • Key West Crowns its 33rd Queen Mother

    Earlier this month Key West crowned its 33rd Queen Mother at a festive event at the famed La Te Da Hotel on Duval. After an evening of performances and proclamations Charlize Angel (aka James Harcup) walked away with the title, becoming one of only a handful of contenders in the pageant’s long history to earn the coveted crown with their first attempt.

  • Key West March to Commemorate AIDS Victims

    On World AIDS Day, Tuesday, December 1, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. join the Friends of the AIDS Memorial, city and county officials and Key West residents and friends in front of the historic Key West City Hall (Formerly Glynn Archer School) on White Street. There will be a short candlelight march to the only official AIDS Memorial in the United States at Edward B. Knight Pier.