RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7 – Hotspots Interviews Jaidynn Diore Fierce

In week eight of RuPaul’s Drag Race, the mini-challenge was called “Orange is the New Drag” and the girls had to make their own prison outfits and characters and model them. Instead of bringing back one of the eliminated queens (you may recall Ru said last week that one of the eliminated contestants would return), […]


20th Annual Las Olas Wine and Food Festival

Benefiting the American Lung Association Twenty years ago, the first Las Olas Wine and Food Festival was staged on Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale as a fundraiser for the American Lung Association. Since then, it was grown into a hotly-anticipated event which welcomes thousands of food and wine connoisseurs from across South Florida. […]


SunFest: Florida’s Biggest Music Festival

SunFest, Florida’s biggest music festival, has been bringing the biggest names in popular music to perform for crowds in West Palm Beach since 1982. For the 34th annual SunFest, over 175,000 people are expected to pack West Palm Beach’s Arts and Entertainment District to see their favorite bands perform. This year’s festival starts Wednesday, April […]


17th Annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival: Film Profiles

The 17th annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival will present 75 different movies from around the world, representing all genres, starting with opening night on April 24 and ending with the final films which will be screened on May 2. Here are profiles of five films that we recommend that you see during the […]


25th Annual Fleet Week Port Everglades

Every year for a week in the springtime, over 2,000 sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen come to South Florida to meet the public, participate in charity work, and unwind and have a little R&R time. For the past 25 years, springtime in South Florida has meant Fleet Week, and it’s almost that time again for […]


Slow Burn Theatre Company Presents “Rent” at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

April 30-May 3 The Slow Burn Theatre Company, in conjunction with the City of Aventura, presents one of the most beloved musicals in Broadway history, Rent. The Tony Award-winning musical will take the stage at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center (3385 NE 188th St., Aventura) at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 30. There will […]


Celebrate Israel Festival in Pembroke Pines

The Celebrate Israel Festival, the biggest South Florida gathering honoring the Jewish State in more than a decade, is expected to draw thousands of people May 3 with a packed lineup of Israeli artists, musicians, foods, activities, and much more. The Florida chapter of the Israeli-American Council (IAC), the preeminent Israeli-American organization nationwide, is organizing […]


Equality Florida Presents Three Central Florida Events

The 2015 Gainesville Gala and Two Equality Connections Equality Florida, the largest LGBT rights advocacy organization in the state of Florida, presents three events in Central Florida in the coming week. To start off, there will be two equality connection mixer events. The first one will be held at Time Out Neighborhood Pub & Grub […]


Dining Out for Life Florida 2015

Dining Out for Life is a popular annual fundraiser in which restaurants, food trucks, bakeries, and bars get together to donate a portion of their sales to HIV/AIDS service organizations. Originally held in 1991 in Philadelphia, the Dining Out for Life model has expanded to over 50 different cities in the United States and Canada. […]


Politics Unusual: We’ll Take our Pizza Without the Hate, Thanks!

Now that the vast majority of the LGBT community lives in a state with marriage equality and members of our community are getting married, the right wingers over in Teabagistan have, for the most part, conceded marriage and have pivoted their fight to change or enact laws that would enshrine discrimination against us. As many […]


After Dark: Adult Film Reviews

Falcon Studios Group’s Hot House Video, the San Francisco-based producer of high quality gay Adult Video, today releases ‘Get Him Down’ on DVD. Directed by Christian Owen, this exciting, rough and tumble sex romp draws inspiration from the extreme world of mixed martial arts. The star-studded cast of contenders includes Owen Michaels, Luke Adams, Dylan […]


RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7 – Hotspots Interviews Max

Week 7 of Season 7 brought my favorite challenge and the challenge we have all been waiting for…Snatch Game. Here were the girls’ impersonations: Max was Sharon Needles, Jaidynn was Raven Symone, Katya was Suze Orman, Violet was Alyssa Edwards, Pearl was Big Ang, Miss Fame was Donatella Versace, Kennedy was Little Richard and Ginger […]


The Unmistakably Funny Kathy Griffin Tours Florida

Her Stand-Up Tour Comes to Five Florida Cities Starting April 22 The comedian Kathy Griffin has brought laughter into our lives for nearly twenty years. Whether you’ve seen her as Vicki on the sitcom Suddenly Susan, or on her own Emmy Award-winning TV show My Life on the D-List, or her numerous TV specials, chances […]


Roberta Flack Comes to Florida

Performances in Sarasota, Clearwater and Fort Lauderdale With eight certified albums, Roberta Flack has sold more than ten million albums in the United States. Her songbook includes well-known R&B staples such as “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” “Killing Me Softly with His Song,” and “Feel Like Makin’ Love.” Even now, after being […]


27th Annual AIDS Walk Miami

AIDS Walk Miami is one of the oldest HIV/AIDS fundraisers in Florida, with walkers first taking to the streets to raise money for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention back in 1989. The event is still going strong today, with thousands of people participating each year. This year is the 27th annual AIDS Walk and it will […]