Broward

  • July South Florida AIDS Network Report

    The South Florida AIDS Network (SFAN) functions as the networking and advisory body for the Florida-Department of Health, Ryan White Care (FL-DOH RWC) grant in Broward County.

  • Krauss Falls Short In Judicial Campaign

    Judicial candidates Andrea Ruth Gundersen and Kim Theresa Mollica spent much of Tuesday greeting voters at the Herb Skolnick Center in Pompano Beach. Both women won their respective races.

  • Legends of Vinyl Honors Multiple DJs at Hunters Nightclub

    DJ lovers, rejoice - the Legends of Vinyl, which honors disc jockeys and their work, will take place on Wednesday, August 17 at Hunters Nightclub.

  • Lesbian Lawyer Announces Candidacy for Judge

    Around 50 people attended a “meet the candidate” reception for lesbian lawyer Lea Krauss on July 23 at Dapur Asian Tapas & Lounge in Fort Lauderdale. Krauss, the former President of the Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Network, is campaigning for Circuit Court Judge. The Long Island, New York native, who has called Broward County home for the last 17 years, says becoming a Judge unites her two passions of law and community service.

  • Local Chiropractor Launches Pet Foundation

    Dr. Donna’s Pet Foundation, a Tri-County 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was recently launched in Broward County. It focuses on animal advocacy and the prevention of needless deaths of thousands of animals in our county shelters and city streets.

  • Local Log Cabin Republican Ad Tries to Tie Hillary to Sharia Law

    A new ad by the Broward County Log Cabin Republicans attacks Hillary Clinton claiming she will do nothing for LGBT Americans.

  • Manors Double Gay Murder Case Goes to Jury

    As this edition of SFGN goes to press, the 8-year-old murder case of partners Kevin Mark Powell and Steve Adams has been turned over to a Broward County jury for final deliberations on the guilt of the accused, Peter Serge Avsenew, now 34 years old.

  • Married Lesbian Couples Challenge Indiana Birth Certificates

    Two legally married lesbian couples are suing Indiana's health commissioner and local officials, accusing them of violating their constitutional rights by not listing the names of both spouses on their children's birth certificates.

  • No Sales Tax Increase in Broward

    (SS) A proposed increase in the sales tax in Broward County failed Tuesday when voters said they'd support a tax for transportation improvements but not for city infrastructure.

  • Oakland Park Candidate On The Move

    For Mitchell Stollberg-Appleyard, it’s about putting words into action.

  • OpEd: Florida Chips Away At Your Right To Know

    When it comes to government transparency, Florida is considered a national role model. But today our state's famous Sunshine Law — actually a series of laws that guarantee your access to government meetings and records — is under attack.

  • Out On The Trail: Awards, Filings, Disagreements, Oh My!

    With summer behind us, the political season is coming to life. Here’s a few juicy nuggets on the LGBT scene.

  • Out on the Trail: Benson Launches Judicial Campaign

    Betsy Benson, a longtime public defender, launched her campaign for Broward County Court Judge during a well-attended function at her offices in Coral Springs on Thursday evening, Oct. 8.

  • OUT50 Broward: Chris Caputo – The Techie

    When Chris Caputo was diagnosed with HIV five years ago, he “cried it out.” Then, he sought out the help and support he needed. “I thought the world was over,” he said. 

  • OUT50 Broward: David Dunlap & Wesley Pennington – The Concert Artists

    If you flip through the channels on your television, you’re likely to run across a performance by the thrilling keyboard duo of David Dunlap and Wesley Pennington. They can usually be found on one of the local PBS affiliates during the important membership drives with their popular program of classic and pop songs performed on piano and a custom Wersi computer organ.

  • OUT50 Broward: Denise Spivak – The Community Leader

    Strong communities are made of great, supportive people. Denise Spivak is one of them. You may know her from Women in Network (she’s a past board president); or perhaps seen her during an AIDSWalk, or supporting another South Florida pride event. 

  • OUT50 Broward: Dr. Myron Davidson – The HIV Doc

    Dr. Myron Davidson is an internal medicine doctor in Wilton Manors. On any given Saturday morning, the Rowan Tree Medical office is buzzing with patients—men, women, young, old, straight or gay.

  • OUT50 Broward: Durrell Watkins – The Reverend

    The Reverend Doctor Durrell Watkins lets the sun shine in at Sunshine Cathedral. Watkins, the Reverend of the Sunshine Cathedral boasts that it is a ‘different kind of church’ where all are welcome. The church is a vibrant, thriving, progressive congregation that features blended worship, liberal theology, biblical exposition (likely in new ways than many are used to), and a lot of unapologetic fun.

  • OUT50 Broward: Emery Grant – The Historian

    When Emery Grant organizes discussions dealing with culture, sexual orientation and other issues, he tries to be as inclusive as possible. But there’s one thing he always attempts to exclude: preconceived notions.

  • OUT50 Broward: Harold Dioquino – The Conductor

    Last year, Harold Dioquino was selected to become the artistic director of the critically-acclaimed 150-voice Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida. Born and trained in the Philippines, Dioquino had served for five years as associate director and then one season as interim artistic director while the chorus initiated a nationwide search.