A lot has happened in the past year for LGBT rights in Palm Beach County, from memorial events to new legislations offering protections for LGBT youth and individuals.
There are five contenders for Best LGBT Activist in Palm Beach County.
Philadelphia police are still searching for answers in the brutal murder of a local transgender woman.
Leaders from organizations that support people shedding their LGBT identities cheered last week’s ruling on conversion therapy in Palm Beach County.
This week the gay rights group Palm Beach County Human Rights Council caused a bit of a stir when they endorsed Republican Ellyn Bogdanoff over Democrat Maria Sachs for the Florida Senate. Sachs has been a long supporter of gay rights while LGBT activists are split over Bogdanoff.
Monday, Oct. 19 marks the first day of early voting — even so, more than 2.5 million Floridians have already cast their vote by turning in their ballots by mail, according to the Florida Division of Elections.
On Wednesday, Feb 12, Equality Florida Institute will hold its first Annual Palm Beach Reception at 6:30 p.m. at Northern Trust, 11301 U.S. Highway One in North Palm Beach.
Here's an election guide for three counties: Palm Beach, Miami-Dade, and Broward. These candidates are not endorsed by SFGN — this list is for informative purposes only.
The West Palm Beach City Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution to create Palm Beach County's first LGBT Pride rainbow crosswalk.
From our media partners at Gossip Extra: WELLINGTON – An HIV-infected man savagely attacked Palm Beach County Sheriff‘s deputy and bit off a large bit of flesh from his forearm in a Wellington restaurant.
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After a campaign that lasted more than five years, the Haverhill Town Council gave initial approval to enact the Civil Rights Act of the Town of Haverhill by unanimous vote, which goes into effect Sept. 10.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A special state fund created to help Idaho navigate state sovereignty conflicts with the federal government has paid out more than $2.1 million over the last two decades, nearly all of it spent on losing legal battles.
Shirley and Joan are women on a mission. In Tallahassee this week they met with state lawmakers representing Palm Beach County on a number of issues and concerns.
”We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and cared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.” – Mother Teresa
When the Democratic Party holds its annual national convention next month, Palm Beach County’s LGBT community will be well represented.
Almost half of Palm Beach County candidates endorsed by Palm Beach County Human Rights Council won in local elections Tuesday night.
Paulette Armstead, an out black woman, was defeated in her bid to be the next Supervisor of Elections of Palm Beach County Tuesday night. She lost to the incumbent, Wendy Sartory Link, in a landslide with 71% of the vote.
DECEMBER: The City of Boca Raton and Palm Beach County file Joint Petition for Panel Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc in Otto v. City of Boca Raton, the case seeking to strike down their ordinances banning conversion therapy.
(SS) Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay has tested positive for COVID-19, she said Tuesday morning.
In a speedy vote, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners unanimously amended its Equal Employment Ordinance.
A 5-2 vote from Palm Beach County made history today by becoming the first county in Florida — as well as the largest county in the United States — to ban the practice of conversion therapy for minors.
Boca Raton and Palm Beach County filed a petition with the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Friday asking the court to review a November ruling where a three-judge panel found their bans on conversion therapy for minors unconstitutional.
A Georgia man was sentenced to three years in federal prison for sending threatening communications to multiple Palm Beach County locations.
A six-to-one vote by Palm Beach County commissioners on Tuesday, Dec. 5 place Palm Beach one vote away from banning conversion therapy in all 39 of the county’s municipalities.
Allan Hendricks, a native of South Florida, is an award-winning landscape architect and Vice President, Landscape Architecture at Caulfield & Wheeler Inc. He joined the firm in 2002 upon graduation from the University of Florida.
Chauncey Graham, a founding member of the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council Charitable Foundation, has been selected for Leadership Florida Connect for 2020-2021.
The Palm Beach County Human Rights Council’s Voters Alliance released a list of endorsements for the Aug. 30 primary.
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