Category | Miami

LGBT Tennis “Art Deco Open” Comes to Key Biscayne

Posted on 07 January 2013

MIAMI — On January 18, the Miami Mavericks, Miami’s LGBT tennis organization, will host the Art Deco Open on Key Biscayne. The event, which will be held at Crandon Park, the home of the Sony Ericsson and the 5th Grand Slam, is considered the premier tournament of the worldwide Gay and Lesbian Tennis Association (GLTA). […]


Miami Beach in Finals to Host 2017 worldOutgames

Posted on 12 December 2012

MIAMI BEACH—The Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA) last week announced its shortlist of bidders for the fourth edition of worldOutgames, with Miami Beach and Reykjavík, Iceland have been named the finalists to host the worldOutgames in 2017. Daniel Vaudrin, Co-President of GLISA, which serves as the governing body of the worldOutgames, told reporters, […]

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Allen West Concedes U.S. Congressional Race to Patrick Murphy

Posted on 20 November 2012

FORT LAUDERDALE – On Tuesday morning, U.S. Rep. Allen West conceded to Democrat Patrick Murphy, ending one of the most expensive races for the U.S. House. “While there are certainly still inaccuracies in the results, and the actions of the St. Lucie County and Palm Beach County Supervisors of Elections rightly raise questions in my […]


Obama Nominates Openly Gay Miami-Dade Judge to Federal Bench

Posted on 20 November 2012

MIAMI – This month, the White House announced the nomination of Judge William Thomas to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. If approved by the U.S. Senate, Thomas will be the first openly-gay black man to serve as a federal judge. Of Thomas—who serves currently as a judge […]


A Miami-Dade Gay Teen’s Foster Care Nightmare

Posted on 06 November 2012

MIAMI GARDENS – A gay teenager endured years of psychological abuse in a north Miami-Dade County faith-based foster home, treatment that was instigated by his admission to being gay. The unidentified teen (whose name has been withheld for his protection) entered foster care at age 10, and was later sexually assaulted by another child who […]


New South Florida LGBT / Straight Youth Concert Band Supports Anti-Bullying Through Music

Posted on 09 February 2012

By PHOEBE MOSES MIAMI, FL  – The “It Gets Better” video project, the brainchild of author and journalist Dan Savage, along with other anti-bullying campaigns, are providing inspiration for the Youth Pride Band of South Florida, an honors band comprised of high school  students who have joined together to promote tolerance and understanding through music. […]

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Explore / Expo ‘12

Posted on 05 February 2012

MIAMI, FL  – The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) presents the 4th annual Explore/Expo ’12 and GLBT Travel Expo on Sunday, February 12 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at the Moore Building, 191 NE 40th Street in Miami’s Design District. Over 100 vendors, suppliers, companies, and organizations will showcase products and […]

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Ed Lugo Resort is Best in Service

Posted on 05 February 2012

MIAMI, FL  – TripAdvisor, Inc., the world’s largest travel website, announced that Ed Lugo Resort was chosen as one of the top 5 winnersin the Best Service category by Trip Advisor in its 2012 Travellers’ Choice® awards. Now in its tenth year, the annual TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards honor the world’s best hotels, earning their […]

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Miami Log Cabin Republicans Announce First Meeting of 2012

Posted on 13 January 2012

MIAMI, FL – The first meeting of the Miami Log Cabin Republicans will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. and will be hosted by LCR Co-Director Eddie Sierra at 2954 S.W. 25 Terrace in Coconut Grove. The evening’s speaker will be Ozzie deFaria, a candidate for U.S. House of Representatives District 20, […]

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“Tales from Toyland”

Posted on 08 December 2011

MIAMI, FL – The Miami Gay Men’s Chorus presents their holiday concert: “Tales from Toyland” on December 16 and 17 at 8 p.m. and December 18 at 3 p.m. at the Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach. “Tales from Toyland” is a musical journey complete with Santa and Mrs. Claus and even some […]

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