In the classroom and in the community, Kyle Whittaker impacted everyone he met.

Love, laughter, sadness, and tears all blended together as nearly 300 people came out to celebrate the life of Leo Peralta, the partner of Wilton Manors City Commissioner Chris Caputo, who took his own life after a long battle with depression.

Heavy hearts and joyful songs coexisted Sunday at United Church of Christ Fort Lauderdale (UCC).

A man who was at the center of many of South Florida’s LGBT establishments has passed away.

A life and a love story were tragically cut short. Leo Peralta and Wilton Manors City Commissioner Chris Caputo were in love and it showed.

The Most Rev. Bishop Joseph Edward Gallant, D.D., 76, of Fort Lauderdale, passed away on June 30.