Person of the Year

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • “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

  • Shevrin Jones joined the Florida Senate in November a lot differently than when he first became a 29-year-old state representative nearly a decade ago.

  • 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.