White House Watch

  • A Closer Look at Obamacare’s Marketplace

    Open enrollment begins November 1

  • After Paris US Political Shift On Privacy Vs. Security

    WASHINGTON -- The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.

  • Colombia High Court Rules for Adoptions By Same-Sex Couples

    In a historic decision, Colombia's constitutional court opened the door Wednesday for same-sex couples to legally adopt children in the conservative South American nation.

  • Column: 5 Reasons Celebrities Should Embrace The ‘B’ Word

    LGBT visibility in Hollywood and the entertainment world is at an all-time high. Not only in fictional characters but also due to out and proud celebrities. Celebs like Caitlyn Jenner, Ellen Page, and Ricky Martin are announcing their gay, lesbian, and trans identities on magazine covers and in keynote speeches at LGBT galas. Being LGBT in Hollywood is becoming less and less of a taboo – unless you’re bisexual.

  • Column: Finding Mr. Right, Not Mr. Perfect

    Adam4Adam? Scruff? The bars? The beach? The Publix at Five Points? Exactly where does a gay man, particularly of a certain age, find that "special someone" in South Florida?

  • Feature: White House Watch

    Here is a collection of on-going weekly articles by John McDonald highlighting the presidential candidates for 2016.

  • Food: A New Spin on Pizza

    A while ago we rated pizzas from a number of Wilton Manors restaurants. While those places all had their pluses and minuses, there are two new pizza places in Fort Lauderdale that are following a new business model. These restaurants are similar to many, such as the California-based chain Pieology, which follow the same format as Subway and Chipotle; you step up to the counter and pick the ingredients from fresh selections on display. The pizza is assembled right in front of you, popped into a super-heated oven and within 10 minutes, you’ve got your own personal pizza creation in front of you.

  • Food: The Brunch Bunch

  • Horror Master Wes Craven Dies at 76

    It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.

  • Houston Equal Rights Measure in Hands of Voters

    HOUSTON -- The latest on voting on the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (all times local):

  • Indiana Governor Discusses Division On LGBT Protections

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence says he’s considering if the concerns of religious conservatives can be reconciled with those of gay rights supporters who want LGBT protections in law.

  • New Jersey Candidate Quits Race After Book of Rants Surfaces

    A Republican candidate for the state Assembly dropped out of the race after a book he wrote surfaced that includes rants against Asians, gays, immigrants, breast-feeding moms and others.

  • No Battle Over Invocations in Wilton Manors

    Activist wanted to open meeting with prayer to Satan

  • Review: Tiger Orange

    Former gay porn star Johnny Hazzard co-stars in gay family drama

  • School Suspends All Clubs After Parents Question LGBT Club

    LAKE LURE, N.C. (AP) — After parents complained about a newly formed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Club at Rutherford County K-12 public charter school, the school's board of directors suspended all clubs' activities.

  • South Florida Politicians Pick Up Victory Fund Endorsements

    In its latest round of endorsements, the Victory Fund announced its support for Florida Representatives Shevrin Jones (D-Miami), Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-Orlando) and Jennifer Webb (D-St. Petersburg) as well as newcomers Ricky Junquera, Gabriela De Jesús and Javier Estevez. 

  • White House Watch for August 19, 2015

    On the Republican front Donald Trump continues to suck up all of the oxygen in the race. And despite numerous unfavorable stories and attacks from the other republican candidates his poll numbers are remaining steady…with him on top of the latest polls. Insiders still hesitate to call him the frontrunner because they don’t believe people will end up voting for him.

  • White House Watch: All Eyes on the Dems

    After months of the focus being on billionaire Donald Trump, that shifts a bit this week to the democratic race with their first debate taking place last night (the debate took place after SFGN went to print, so check SFGN.com for our coverage).

  • White House Watch: Ben Carson

    A self-professed physician is the subject of this week’s White House Watch by SFGN. Dr. Ben Carson, who claims to be a neurosurgeon, angered members of the LGBT community when he stated on CNN that being gay is a choice.

  • White House Watch: Beto Jumps In - Mayor Pete Qualifies For DNC Debates

    Beto O’Rourke jumped into the U.S. presidential campaign last week, releasing a video alongside his wife, Amy. The video, with the O’Rourkes seated on a couch inside their El Paso, Texas home, was a little over three minutes with Beto doing all the talking.