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CEO of Apple Announces He Is Gay

Posted on 30 October 2014

In a statement to Bloomsberg Business Week, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple announced that he is gay. Cook said: “Being gay has given me a deeper understanding of what it means to be in the minority and provided a window into the challenges that people in other minority groups deal with every day. It’s made […]

ABC’s Michael Putney Slams Rick Scott for Policy on Same-Sex Marriage (video)

Posted on 29 October 2014

It’s about as tough a commentary from a TV news reporter as you’re ever going to see. In his opinion segment of the ABC’s local 10 News program, “This Week in Florida,” Michael Putney slams Governor Rick Scott for Florida’s ban on marriage equality. And Putney, considered to be fair and unbiased, doesn’t stop there. […]


A Thank You from the Founder on Turning 50

Posted on 24 October 2014

Agenda founder Bobby Blair turns 50 this week, and we celebrate his birthday along with friends, family and the LGBT community. But in typical Bobby Blair fashion, he turns the spotlight away from himself, giving thanks to those who have made his life the wonderful adventure it is. As I start this week, my last […]


The Week: Annie, Festival Miami and Enrique Iglesias

Posted on 23 October 2014

10/23 Capital Cities – Tampa Indie pop duo Capital Cities is best known for their top ten single “Safe and Sound.” That song not only charted at #1 on the US Alternative Songs chart, but it also has been used in a wide range of commercials, including one for a German Vodafone and one for […]


Huntsman/Jones Are Fantasy Fest Grand Marshals

Posted on 20 October 2014

KEY WEST—Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones have been selected as Grand Marshals of Key West’s Fantasy Fest Parade. Huntsman and Jones made headlines last July when Circuit Judge Luis Garcia ruled that the two men could legally wed in Monroe County, of which Key West is a part. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi immediately […]


Reel Recommendations: Screen Savor Goes to the Ft. Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Again

Posted on 15 October 2014

The 6th annual Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival runs from October 16 to 19. Not only has the festival doubled the number of films to be screened, it also expands the total run to seven days. A truly international affair, attendees will hear languages including Spanish, Farsi, German, Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, French and, […]


Asylum Granted to Russian Gay

Posted on 13 October 2014

WASHINGTON, DC–Last week, the State Department granted asylum to a Russian student who applied for it citing the Russian government’s anti-gay laws and persecution from homophobic vigilante groups. (Granting asylum to LGBT individuals in Russia is a policy that the Agenda has urged the State Department to adopt.) The teenager involved, who has not been […]


Marti’s New River Bistro Opens at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Posted on 10 October 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward Center for the Performing Arts announces the opening of its new, on-site restaurant—Marti’s New River Bistro—which boasts magnificent views of the New River and offers diners an artful twist on modern American cuisine.  Located on the first level of the Huizenga Pavilion on the Broward Center campus just steps from […]


Gay Film Festival Film Features Local Drag Stars

Posted on 09 October 2014

“South Beach on Heels,” a new film by Dmitry Zhiov, will be screened at the Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival on Sunday, October 12th at 9:30 p.m. The 80 minute documentary features drag stars of South Florida that many of us are familiar with, in interviews and stories of their lives and their […]


Agenda Goes Statewide; Targeting National Distribution

Posted on 08 October 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL –Multimedia Platforms, LLC (MMP) today announced that the company has expanded its Agenda: Florida Edition distribution footprint to include six new urban areas and over 100 new points of access.  This brings the distribution outlet count to 238 places where readers can pick up the latest issue of the Agenda: Florida Edition newspaper.  Bobby Blair, MMP’s CEO, revealed […]


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