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Fort Lauderdale Commissioners Vote Yes on Same-Sex Marriages

Posted on 18 June 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL—A measure introduced by Comm. Dean Trantalis, which openly supports marriage equality as well as gay rights, passed a commission vote late Tuesday night 3-2. Voting for the measure were Comm. Bruce G. Roberts (Dist. 1), Dean Trantalis (Dist. 2), and Comm. Bobby D. DuBose (Dist. 3). Voting against the measure were Mayor […]


Florida Attorney General Says Same-Sex Marriage “Imposes Significant Public Harm”

Posted on 04 June 2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi committed what many consider political suicide by stating in publicly-filed court documents that recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states would disrupt existing marriage laws and “impose significant public harm” in Florida. Bondi was responding to a lawsuit filed by eight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union […]


DOMA and Prop 8 Struck Down by Supreme Court

Posted on 26 June 2013

“Today’s historic decisions put two giant cracks in the dark wall of discrimination that separates committed gay and lesbian couples from full equality.” The statement from Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin resonates with the entire country on this historical day: On June 26 2013, at roughly 10 a.m., The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) […]

Florida Renaissance Festival Opens in Deerfield

Posted on 06 February 2013

DEERFIELD BEACH — The Florida Renaissance Festival—an annual tradition now in its twenty-first year—returns to Quiet Waters Park (401 S Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach), on Saturday, February 9. The event, produced by Bobby Rodriguez Productions, features entertainment from hundreds of performers on 12 stages, mounted performers jousting on horseback, sword fighters, minstrels, magicians, wenches, and […]


Gay Wilton Manors Seniors Lose Home in Fire

Posted on 05 February 2013

WILTON MANORS — A house fire on Thursday, January 31 has left two gay men displaced from their home, with most of their possessions lost in the conflagration. Barry Feinstein and David Gilmore were at home watching television when a fire broke out that quickly spread to the carport of their Northwest 28 Court house. […]


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