In the clothing sorting area at the Poverello Thrift Store, “Uncle Al” has become a regular fixture, volunteering his time four mornings a week for well over a year now.

There have been few opportunities to dress up since the COVID-19 pandemic curbed nightlife, galas and society events, but a welcome antidote to yoga pants and t-shirts is finally coming to South Florida.

Al Gibson was a friendly fixture in the South Florida Hospitality Industry for decades, managing Johnny’s Bar on West Broward Boulevard and then LeBoy, when it was owned by his close friend, Sean David.

Follow us on

   

Local


Remembering Magno Morales

Case of Accused Miami Gay Bashers Moving Forward

Miami-Dade Police Ask For Help in Solving Murder of Black Trans Woman

Man Recovering After Hit-and-Run Incident in Fort Lauderdale

Up For Auction: No Happy Ending For Robbed Consignors

National


In First for LGBT History, Buttigieg Confirmed as Cabinet-level Appointee

Biden Signs EO to Undo Trump’s Trans Military Ban

SFGN’s Most Read Stories of 2020

Biden, Harris Inaugurated

Rachel Levine Tapped to Become First Trans Senate-confirmed Official

A&E


Comings and Goings: Some Local Restaurant News

Rick's Reviews | Tulio’s Tacos and Tequila

More Local Theaters, Venues Reopen with Live Performances

One for Each Letter: The Best LGBTQ Music of 2020

Gay Opera Singer Makes ‘The Voice’ Final Cut

'Juno' Star Elliot Page Shares Transgender Identity

Holiday Movies Go Gay for 2020

It's Been Ruff: Places to Dine Outdoors With Your Dogs

Another Local Theater Takes Steps to Reopen Amid Pandemic

Miami's Zoetic, Ronnie Larsen Big Winners at Theater Awards

Featured Columns & Series