Miami-Dade County will not be joining Delray Beach, Wellington and a number of other Florida jurisdictions banning the harmful practice of gay conversion therapy.
Miami – The Miami Dade County Commission voted 8-3 on an amendment that will add gender identity and expression to the existing human rights ordinance if passed. The 9 a.m. meeting started an hour late and an estimated 3,000 people, according to Equality Florida, attended.
Every five years, Ryan White Care (RWC) requires its programs to prepare new plans to adjust to the changing epidemic. Biomedical advances, such as PrEP and Treatment as Prevention, have changed how people understand HIV. It has become difficult to separate HIV Prevention from Treatment. Florida’s RWC programs have submitted their new five-year plans. This article summarizes Miami-Dade County’s five-year HIV plan for 2017-2021.
Miami-Dade Police have put out a plea for the public’s help in identifying the murderer of Alexus “Kimmy” Braxton, a Black trans woman who was found dead in her bedroom the night of Feb. 4.
Miami-Dade Public Schools will not be recognizing LGBTQ History Month in October, nor will 12th graders learn about two Supreme Court cases impacting the community, the Miami Herald reports.
Miami – With a 3-1 vote, the Miami-Dade County Commission Public Safety and Animal Services Committee passed an amendment that would add gender identity and expression to the existing human rights ordinance.
In less than a year, drag performer Miss Bouvèé has become a favorite on the drive, singing and hosting live weekly cabaret shows.
Blake Lynch is a young man on a mission — make that several missions — and he doesn’t have plans to stop any time soon.
Maria Dominguez has only left Miami to go to college, and that was to go to Florida State University in Tallahassee. Because of her longtime personal and professional history in South Florida, she’s been able to witness the changes in the LGBT community.
Spend a day at a marina in South Florida and you’ll see pelicans perched proudly on posts.
In an Instagram post this weekend, professional disc golfer Thomas Gilbert had a simple remark scrawled over his photo: "I'm gay."
Miami New Times’ award winning best charity of the year and South Florida’s oldest LGBT service agency will be holding it's most important fund raising event of the year, the Masquerade Ball on Saturday. The annual gala takes place 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Country Club Ballroom of the lavish and historic Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables.
A status hearing was held Friday morning via Zoom in the case of the four men accused of attacking a gay couple in 2018 after the closing festivities of Miami Beach Pride.
In an increasingly competitive race for an open Florida Senate seat, a sitting state legislator is attempting to tip the scale.
I’m dining out less often due to the upswing in COVID and the new Delta variant (how long before we have a drag queen named Delta Variant?)
The roommate of Jorge Diaz-Johnston, whose body was found in a landfill outside of Tallahassee in January, was indicted for murder.
Two Hungarian men face more than 200 years in prison after being convicted by a Miami-Dade jury of luring young gay men to the U.S. to serve as sex slaves. Gabor Acs and Viktor Berki are scheduled to be sentenced on April 7. They’ve been found guilty of human trafficking, racketeering and conspiracy because the victims were gay men forced to prostitute themselves for months in New York and Miami.
Live rats in the toilet. Bathroom floors covered in mold. This isn’t a third world country. These are the living conditions in some apartments in Miami-Dade County.
Smash the Slumlords is trying to change that.
Dance Diva Sylvia Tosun is coming to Miami for the Winter Music Conference.
By 1980, the Dade County Coalition for Human Rights (DCCHR) was clearly in decline. It reached its peak in the spring of 1977, after the (Miami) Dade County Commission added affectional and sexual orientation to the county’s human rights ordinance.
My legendary friend, Elaine Noble, the first openly gay person elected to a State House (1974), was quoted this morning in a coffee discussion with two friends on the challenges facing some older gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people today.
Cheers echoed throughout a Miami-Dade County courtroom Monday after a Florida judge ruled the county can immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, meaning Florida's first gay weddings may begin shortly. (Jan. 5)
Last week, in a region of the country experiencing a sharp rise in extremist activity, a Washington man was sent to prison for nearly 20 years for the brutal murder of a transgender girl.
Just after midnight at the South County Courthouse in Delray Beach, Palm Beach County Clerk Sharon Bock married more than five dozen couples in a group ceremony that took place in front of the “Freedom Shrine.”
When last I joined you, I took a look at Island City's single-family home pricing trends. In this segment, we will see what’s been happening with overall sales and inventory levels over time.
Ahead of this week’s jam-packed meeting schedule, the whereabouts of one Wilton Manors commissioner is being called into question.
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