Person of the Year

  • 'This Isn’t the Dream We Looked Forward To'

    At the Republican National Convention in July 2016, billionaire Peter Thiel spoke about the economy in a controversial speech urging votes for Donald Trump.

  • ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ To Star Non-Binary Character

    The Netflix series and “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” spinoff, “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” will feature a non-binary witch, played by non-binary actor, Lachlan Watson.

  • And the Person of the Year Is...

    We asked you, our readers, to vote for SFGN’s person of the year and you chose...

  • Column: The Vatican’s Gorbachev

    As a recovering "cathaolic" and more precisely as a proud practicing atheist, I find myself in uncharted territory. I despise organized religions. Everywhere you turn somebody is killing, bombing, terrorizing in the name of God. A god, whose existence has never been proven, and most importantly nowadays, does not have a Facebook page or a Twitter account.

  • Edith Windsor: SFGN's Person of the Year

    Time Magazine favorably chose Pope Francis as its Person of the Year.  For the LGBT community, though, from South Florida, to Seattle, it is a no brainer. The Person of the Year is Edith ‘Edie’ Windsor, a profile in courage and conscience.

  • LGBT Texan Of The Year: Lupe Valdez

    (DV) There were four openly-LGBT gubernatorial candidates across the U.S. running in this year’s mid-term elections. Dallas County’s former sheriff, Latina lesbian Lupe Valdez was one of them.

  • OpEd: SFGN’s Person of the Year Should Be Tim Cook

    “I believe deeply in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, who said: ‘Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’’”
    -Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

  • Peter Thiel: SFGN’s Person of the Year for 2016

    Each year, since its inception, SFGN has chosen one national figure as its ‘Person of the Year.’ Whether it was the Pope, or Tim Cook, the choices have not been easy.

  • SFGN’s Local Person Of The Year: David Jobin

     After multiple discussions with numerous community leaders, David Jobin, the Executive Director of Our Fund, has been chosen as SFGN’s ‘Person of the Year.’ He claims the award in 2018 for his achievements in excellence the past five years in South Florida.