The Stories Behind National Coming Out Day and Spirit Day

National Coming Out Day and Spirit Day are both observed in the month of October, and both days mean a lot to quite a few people in the LGBT community. Both days are meant for people to show their pride in who they are as people, and to encourage others to feel safe enough to […]


Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Kicks Off 2106 Membership Drive

With an estimated $8 billion buying power in Miami-Dade County alone, LGBTQ consumers are certainly a force with which to be reckoned. LGBTQ and gay-friendly businesses eagerly court buyers from this niche market and one of the best ways to reach this market is by becoming a member of the Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber […]


38th Annual Pride Fort Lauderdale

Hotspots Has the Lowdown on a Week of “Fort Fabulous” Events Pride Fort Lauderdale celebrates its 38th year by making a big move, jumping to the month of October, with the largest events saved for the weekend of National Coming Out Day. There will be an entire week of events, beginning on Monday, October 5. […]


FashionFIX: My Faves in Men’s Suits for Fall 2015

Hello, HotSpots readers, and welcome back for your FashionFIX! This week I’ll be sharing with you some of my favorite looks in men’s suits from the fall 2015 collections. There really is something very sexy about a man in a great suit! This season there are some interesting trends happening in men’s formal wear that […]


2015 MiFo LGBT Film Festival Fort Lauderdale: Profiles for Winning Dad, Sebastion & Those People

A record number of films will be screened at the MiFo LGBT Film Festival Fort Lauderdale, spanning two weeks. In this feature, three films from the final weekend of the festival have been reviewed. We hope you will go out and support the festival and see these movies, as well as many others. Winning Dad […]