• 'The Women of San Quentin' Comes Amid Historic Changes

    A new book chronicling the lives of nine transgender women across the country who have been incarcerated comes amid historic progress for such prisoners.

  • Adoption: Hop Into Your Heart

    Sweet Davie (ID 582811) is an amazing bunny, who is curious, sweet and doesn’t mind being picked up.  At 5 ½ pounds and just a year old, Davie wants to hop into your heart and home.  He and nine other rabbits where brought to the Humane Society of Broward County from Collier County Animal Services in Naples after hurricane Irma.  The shelter there was without power and water, and the staff wanted to make the animals as comfortable as possible so the brought them to the HSBC for adoption.      

  • At Spirit on Lake, Gay Seniors Find Safe Haven

    Lucretia Kirby was on her own for the first time in years after her partner’s death. She felt stranded in a church-affiliated assisted living facility, where she said bigotry and even physical threats were ignored by building managers.

  • Being LGBT in the South Florida Fighting Game Community

    South Florida’s prominent LGBT players in the fighting game community scene are focused on maintaining their high ranks and perfecting their skills, while the community embraces their acceptance.

  • Business: Brands That Love LGBT The Most

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The latest ad from Tiffany & Co. isn't your grandfathers' ad: It shows a gay couple, a first for the jeweler.

  • Column: The Role Of The Trans Community In Our Fight For Civil Rights

    Arguably the start of the LGBT rights movement began with the Stonewall Riots in June 1969. However, there was a lot happening prior to Stonewall that paved the way for the events there to occur.

  • Compass Points: Compass Celebrates 30 Years 

    A lot can change in 30 years. Thirty years ago the Apple IIc computer went on sale for $1,295. Thirty years ago the first National Coming Out Day was recognized.

  • Compass Points: What Makes a Nonprofit Agency Great? Its Volunteers!  

    At Compass, our volunteers do so much - they are host committee members for special events, they offer behind the scenes assistance with mailings and cards, and many of them are the face of Compass each and every day, for everyone who walks through our doors.

  • Equality Garden Club: Planting Roots in the Community

    Paul Durbin is passionate about gardening.  

  • Gay Camping 2017: Campit Outdoor Resort

    Located near beautiful Saugatuck, Michigan, there is a great deal to do around Campit if you tire of all the activities offered on property. There are nearby wineries, farms, orchards, South Haven, Saugatuck, and Saugatuck Dunes State Park.

  • Gay Camping 2017: Freedom Valley Campgrounds

    Open May into October, Freedom Valley Campgrounds is a great, reasonably priced campground with super kind owners. Michael and Jeff make a point of being available to everyone.

  • Gay Camping 2017: Jones Pond Campground & RV Park

    Hats off to the fun, outgoing, and awesome Jones Pond owners Bryan and Matt for their constant efforts to make sure your time there is a great one! Matt and Bryan are caring hosts and make sure every stay at their campground is a memorable time. They’re friendly owners and are really passionate about their campground, taking pride in their park. They are always improving facilities and infrastructure.

  • Gay Camping 2017: Oz Campground

    Oz is a full service, year-round gay campground and resort. From the start of peak season till the end, fun fills this beautiful property. This is a great, full-service, gay-owned campground for short and long term stays. Weekends can be very relaxed or very exciting depending on how you choose to spend your time.

  • Gay Camping 2017: Sawmill Camping Resort

    Where camping meets nightlife describes Sawmill. It’s a great place to camp, a year-round retreat where you can be you without the cliques often present in gay clubs. Sawmill is a jewel in the woods, an amazing, friendly, peaceful, inclusive, no attitudes camping paradise that’s a one of a kind fun, clean, safe, and relaxing place where making customers happy seems to be the No. 1 priority; most weekends are themed around events.

  • In Memoriam of Barbara Kelly: A Lesbian Icon

    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.  

  • LGBT Community Supports Couple Bullied On Craigslist

    St. Louis (KTVI) -- Anger over a gay pride rainbow flag that mimics the U.S. stars and stripes prompted a public demonstration by the LGBT community Saturday. Demonstrators waved pride flags and displayed posters at the corner of South Grand and Wyoming. It was a rally supporting a LGBT couple who were targeted for displaying the gay pride flag on their Tower Grove East front porch.

  • Mormon LGBT Policy Change Triggers Widespread Backlash

    New Mormon church rules targeting gay members and their children have triggered a firestorm of backlash from church members of all political backgrounds.

  • Nation's Oldest Gay Bookstore Announces Closure

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of the nation’s oldest gay bookstore appears to be writing its final chapter, confirming Tuesday that he plans to close the financially troubled shop next month.

  • Op-Ed: A Legend Moves On: The Passion and Pride of Pompano Bill  

    When a man passes away at the age of 92, you don’t have to write about the cause of his death. You celebrate and commemorate the causes of his life.

    The thousands of hits online at and the hundreds of Facebook posts featuring Pompano Bill and his pictures are testimony to a glorious life, lovingly lived.

  • OpEd: Pride is A Celebration of Our Successes and Sorrows

    The other day at the Grille Restaurant, a very nice gentleman came up to me, and paid a compliment about SFGN. He said, “You should be very proud. Your newspaper is the voice for our community.”