South Florida has become the heartbeat and soul of a proud queer community.
How do you write again about a massacre and mass murder?
“Any society that would give up a little liberty to gai a little security will deserve neither and lose both"
Here, on the streets of Orlando, the mood is somber. But there is also a new intersection of hope, because the city is holding hands, regardless of sex or status, color or creed.
This year, SFGN names as its Person of the year an individual whose career and credentials have been marked and modeled by accumulating a resume of accomplishments.
Okay, I need to vent. Institutional politics is why Trump triumphed. He did not just destroy the Democratic party in November. He took down the Republican establishment as well.
On November 7, 2016, a former Army reservist walked into an FBI office in Anchorage, Alaska, to report, “his mind was being controlled by a U.S. intelligence agency.”
So week after week we give Sal Torre, our Wilton Manors Gazette columnist, an opportunity to communicate with you about local issues of consequence.
OK, so maybe he did not. Maybe this was the wrong headline to post, but give me some leeway.
In the past two weeks, SFGN has made it clear our award winners for 2017 celebrate individuals who have achieved success over the test of time.
“My name is Harvey Milk, and I am here to recruit you.”
-Harvey’s most famous words
This is the beginning of gay history month.
As we approach World AIDS Day this weekend, SFGN features our annual SPIRIT issue. I know that discussions of HIV and AIDS are not the most popular features in the world, but my job as publisher is to share truth not fiction, reality not illusion.
Oprah’s performance at the Golden Globes was inspirational and motivational. She proved that there can be coherent billionaires competent enough to hold office.
Today I am going to come out of the closet a second time, but now as a Bi-Coastal cannabis consumer.
New Yorkers love their Sunday New York Times. At least, they used to.
October is LGBT history month, and apparently, it has just dawned upon the Dolphin Democrats that South Florida has a gay history.
Twenty-five years ago, I guess when I was relevant—I was asked by Center One to deliver an address on World AIDS Day at the Esplanade in Fort Lauderdale. I delivered a talk about young people carelessly contracting HIV.
As our community moves through its LGBT history month, there are three local events of interest worth noting, even though, shockingly, none of them were my birthday today.
There is a reason South Florida, greater Fort Lauderdale, and Wilton Manors has become the epicenter of gay life in the U.S., particularly in the winter months. While the nation begins to freeze, things heat up here daily.