Jeanette "Jen" Mojica, a longtime South Florida LGBT community activist, passed away Sept. 14.
Often the topics I choose to write about prove difficult to research, but sometimes I find myself with too many directions to turn in. That was the case when last year I did a story about Dr. David Acer, the Jensen Beach dentist that allegedly infected several of his patients with HIV in the late 1980s.
When Kerensa Butler-Gile introduced Forrest Shearin to her parents, it was “as the man who made me gay.”
Barbara Ellen Kelly passed June 24 at her home in Hallandale Beach, Florida. Barbara, Barb, or Kelly, as she was popularly known, was born in New York City on May 28, 1936. Barbara lived in Brooklyn, Rockaway and Woodside Queens as a child and young adult.
A pioneering gay activist who led a 1966 "sip-in" at a New York City bar has died at the age of 83.
Connie Kurtz and her wife, Ruthie Berman, never apologized for who they were, and that’s what their friends say made them such great fighters for the LGBT community.