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This Week's "Top 5 Stories of the Week"

 

1)

Florida Supreme Court Suspends Prominent Local Gay Lawyer   

By Jason Parsley

George Castrataro has been held in contempt of court by the Florida Supreme Court, and suspended from the practice....

https://southfloridagaynews.com/Local/florida-supreme-court-suspends-prominent-local-gay-lawyer.html

2)

Florida Bar Accuses Gay Attorney of Misappropriating Funds 

By Jason Parsley

The Florida Bar is asking the state Supreme Court to immediately suspend a prominent....

https://southfloridagaynews.com/Local/florida-bar-accuses-gay-attorney-of-misappropriating-funds.html

3)

Where to Eat in Wilton During the Shutdown

By Rick Karlin

UPDATED 04/09: It’s hard to believe that we’ve been on mandatory lock-down for more than a month.  The hospitality industry has been the ....

https://southfloridagaynews.com/CovidFood

4)

31 Cases of COVID-19 in Wilton Manors So Far

By Jason Parsley

According to the Florida Department of Health at least 31 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wilton Manors as of ....

https://southfloridagaynews.com/Wilton-Manors-Gazette/32-cases-of-covid-19-in-wilton-manors-so-far.html

5)

New Fund Launched in Memory of Gay Deputy Who Died of COVID-19  

By Jason Parsley

The Broward Sheriff’s Advisory Council launched the “COVID-19 Fund” in memory of Deputy Shannon Bennett, to support the....

https://southfloridagaynews.com/Local/new-fund-launched-in-memory-of-gay-deputy-who-died-of-covid-19.html

 

Check out the previous weeks Top-5

 

1)

23 Cases of Coronavirus in Wilton Manors So Far

By Jason Parsley

According to the Florida Department of Health at least 23 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wilton Manors as of Monday. That’s....

2)

Gay BSO Deputy Dies From Coronavirus 

By Jason Parsley

A deputy with the Broward Sheriff’s Department died from the coronavirus, the BSO....

3)

GoFundMe Launched for Servers and Bartenders in Wilton Manors 

Sallie James

A Wilton Manors based non-profit is raising money to provide financial help for bartenders and servers who lost their jobs when....

4)

Stop Hooking Up Says NYC Health Dept. & Gay Dating Apps 

By Jason Parsley

The New York City Health Department recently issued guidelines on “how to enjoy sex and to avoid spreading COVID-19.” 

Their recommendations mostly....

5)

North Miami Gay Man Dies of Coronavirus – Attended Winter Party

By Jason Parsley

A 40-year-old gay man from North Miami Beach died Thursday of complications from the coronavirus. 

Israel Carrera tested positive...

 

Honorable Mention

-Stonewall Festival in June Cancelled 

By Sallie James

 

Check out the previous weeks Top-5

1)

Member of Gay Men’s Chorus Dies From Coronavirus 

By Jason parsley

George “Skip” Panse died Wednesday of complications from the coronavirus. He was a beloved member of the Gay Men’s Chorus....

2)

10 Cases of Coronavirus in Wilton Manors So Far

By Jason parsley

According to the Florida Department of Health at least 10 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wilton....

3)

Poverello Needs Volunteers 

By John McDonald

Volunteers are needed for a South Florida organization that provides food, services and basic living essentials.

Poverello is in need of volunteers....

4)

Postponement of AIDS Walk Puts Local Nonprofits in Tough Spot

By Jason parsley

Local nonprofits are starting to feel the impacts of the coronavirus and are asking for financial support from the community. 

One of the largest fundraisers....

5)

Box Gallery in WPB On Verge of Closing For Good

By Jason parsley

Rolando Chang Barrero is known for his art and his activism, and he regularly mixes the two at his gallery in West Palm Beach. 

But The Box Gallery could close....

 

Check out the previous weeks Top-5

 1)

Wilton Manors Imposes Restrictions on Businesses Amid Coronavirus Panic

By Sallie James

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, city commissioners in an emergency meeting Monday restricted how late businesses can remain....

2)

Wilton Manors Issues Emergency Order Shutting Most of City Down 

By Jason Parsley

Wilton Manors issued an emergency declaration Wednesday shutting much of the city down due to the fact that Broward County has the greatest....

3)

Where to Eat in Wilton During the Shutdown

By Rick Karlin

This social distancing thing has been hard on everyone, especially the hospitality industry. Thankfully restaurants have been able to remain open.....

4)

Gay Men’s Chorus Brunch Attendee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

By Jason Parsley

An attendee at the Gay Men Chorus’ 10-year anniversary brunch tested positive for the coronavirus. The event attracted around 500 people....

5)

Two Candidates File to Run for Mayor in Wilton Manors 

By Sallie James

By Sallie James

Former longtime City Commissioner and Mayor Scott Newton, 62, has filed paperwork to run for the open mayoral slot in the Nov. 3 election. But....

 

We have a few honorable mentions

(these stories, most weeks would be at the top of our list)

Poverello Needs Volunteers 

By John McDonald

Postponement of AIDS Walk Puts Local Nonprofits in Tough Spot

By Jason Parsley

 

Check out the previous weeks Top-5

 

1) 

By Sallie James

Wilton Manors Votes Down Special Election to Fill Mayor’s Vacancy

Wilton Manors City commissioners on Tuesday voted not to hold a special election or appoint someone to fill the remainder of Justin Flippen's mayoral term....

2)

By SFGN Staff

South Florida Coronavirus Updates, Landing Page, Cancellations

SFGN is closely following how the coronavirus is affecting the LGBT community and....

3) 

By Jason Parsley

Wilton Manors Says Goodbye to Mayor Justin Flippen in Emotional Celebration of Life 

More than 700 people came together Friday to say goodbye and celebrate the life of Justin Flippen, the beloved late....

 4) 

By Jason Parsley

Pride of the Americas Canceled Amid Coronavirus Panic 

Organizers of the first ever Pride of the Americas announced Wednesday they’re canceling the April event and reschedule it for sometime during....

 5)

By Chris Johnson

U.S. agency Seeks To Cut LGBT Protections in union Contract Talks

The National Labor Relations Board is seeking under the Trump administration to axe LGBTQ non-discrimination language — as well as.... 

 

 

 

 

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