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SAVE 2014

SAVE Applauds County Commission’s Approval of All-Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance on First Reading

MIAMI, FL – Leading South Florida LGBT advocacy group SAVE (Safeguarding American Values for Everyone, formerly SAVE Dade) welcomed today the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners’ approval of a procedural “first-reading” vote to consider an update to the countywide Human Rights Ordinance that would extend protections from discrimination to all residents. The measure was brought forward by Commissioners […]

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Fall TV Preview: 16 New Shows to Watch

One of my favorite times of year is the new fall TV season. Ever since 2009, I’ve predicted which shows will make it and which shows won’t. I’ve found that more than half of my picks see second season orders, so I feel confident in pitching these series to you and asking you to give […]

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2014-2015 National Tour of I Love Lucy® Live on Stage Launches in South Florida

September 30 – October 5 Dates and full casting have been announced for the 2014-2015 national tour of I Love Lucy® Live on Stage, the hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history, which is produced under license from CBS Consumer Products. The production, which began with extended sit-down productions in […]

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The LGBT Visitor Center Presents 2nd Annual Pink Flamingo Awards

Honoring the Best Miami Beach Has to Offer Tuesday, September 23 Miami Beach Convention Center The LGBT Visitor Center will be recognizing the best of the best in gay Miami Beach across 21 diverse categories at the 2nd Annual Pink Flamingo Awards. This year’s awards build on last year’s inaugural outing, which saw people recognized […]

Food for Thought: Rosie's Bar and Grill

Food for Thought: Everything’s Coming up Rosie’s

Rosie’s Bar & Grill has been a longtime favorite of mine.  I have always been a fan of their friendly service, fun atmosphere (especially on the weekends!), their big juicy Award-Winning burgers and their wonderful mojitos. I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve been there – easily over 25 times — and I […]

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Orlando Bear Bash 2014

The Orlando Bear Bash, an annual party for bears, leather enthusiasts, and their admirers, is returning for another fun year of parties and get-togethers. As in previous years, the host hotel is the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld (10100 International Dr., 407-352-1100). This year’s Bear Bash will start on Thursday, September 25 and will […]

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Equality Florida Jacksonville Gala

At a time in history that has seen unprecedented momentum to end anti-LGBT discrimination, Equality Florida expects a record turnout at the upcoming Jacksonville Gala on Saturday, September 27 at the Florida Yacht Club (520 Yacht Club Road, Jacksonville). The Gala will start at 7 p.m.; cocktail attire is requested. Equality Florida’s annual Jacksonville Gala […]

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Island City Stage Announces 2014-2015 Season

The award-winning Island City Stage (1140 N. Flagler Drive, Fort Lauderdale), whose mission is to produce plays that explore the values, history, issues and humor that impact the LGBT and progressive communities, is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 season. POZ October 23 – November 23, 2014               The season […]

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Johnny’s Celebrates Its 34th Anniversary!

My good friend Sean David, owner of Johnny’s, and his staff are about to celebrate the 34th anniversary of the iconic Johnny’s Strip Bar. Since Johnny’s is known throughout the world, I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you all about Sean’s journey in the United States and how he ended up owning Johnny’s. […]

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Hotspots Interview with Debbie Gibson

Headshot Photo Courtesy of Ray Garcia Photography Debbie Gibson has been writing and performing music for crowds all over the world ever since she was sixteen years old. Her 1987 album Out of the Blue cemented her status as a pop music “teen queen.” She even made it into the Guinness Book of World Records […]