World Aids Museum and Educational Center

AFTER A SUCCESSFUL SOFT OPENING, PLANS ARE IN PLACE FOR A WINTER GRAND OPENING GALA It’s been nearly three years since the World AIDS Museum was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and since then nearly all of the hopes and dreams of the Museum’s Board of Directors have been fulfilled. They started leasing space in […]

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The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Gives Back and Rebrands The Winter Party Festival

  With more than 150 supporters, volunteers, charity representatives and VIPs in attendance, Russell Roybal, deputy executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, presented a giant check in the amount of $227,509 to The Miami Foundation’s GLBT Community Projects Fund.  The donation represents a significant share of the combined net proceeds from […]

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Poverello’s 24th Annual Bowling to Fight Hunger

PRESENTED BY WELLS FARGO AND THE AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION AUGUST 9, 2014 Poverello’s “Bowling to Fight Hunger,” presented by Wells Fargo and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), is one of South Florida’s longest continuous fundraising event benefiting the local community affected by HIV/AIDS. This fundraiser celebrates its 24th year and will be held for the […]

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Pannu Laser & Vision Institute

Pannu Laser & Vision Institute is the best-known laser and vision center in Broward County. Pannu Laser & Vision Institute offers the premium eye care and corrective vision options you want. With three convenient locations, Pannu Laser has an office near you! Stop by on your way to work, on your lunch break or day […]

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Miss Florida F.I. Returns

You have heard the rumblings for months and now it’s come to reality: the return of the oldest nationally-recognized female impersonator pageant, dating back to 1972. Miss Florida F.I. takes place on Monday, August 11 at the beautiful Deauville Beach Resort in Miami Beach. The pageant was nicknamed “The Social Event of the Season,” attracting […]



LOOKING FOR LOVE? YOU MAY FIND IT ON THIS NEW WEBSITE It seems like only yesterday that the dating website LGBTQutie.com was launched. It was indeed rather recently, only in November 2013, but since then the site has enjoyed widespread success after a well-received nationwide launch, which has earned them _________profiles on the main website. […]

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Hotspots Exclusive Interview with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

  Buddy Dyer has served as Mayor of Orlando for over a decade, and in that time he has turned Orlando into a world-class city, rebuilding infrastructure and introducing new amenities to the city, such as a state-of-the-art sporting and concert arena and a commuter rail service. He has helped the LGBT community every step […]

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The Broward Center for the Performing Arts Announces the 2014-15 Classical Series

  Full seven-concert series subscriptions to the 2014-15 Broward Center Classical Series, curated by the distinguished conductor James Judd, are now on sale. Featuring a broad range of textures and styles, the series features: acclaimed violinists Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell; holiday celebrations with Seraphic Fire performing Handel’s “Messiah” and Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell […]

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“Art In Equality” at the Orlando Museum of Art

AUGUST 7, 6 P.M. – 9 P.M. The “1st Thursdays” community event program at the Orlando Museum of Art (2416 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando, 407-896-4231) presents a special event, “Art and Equality,” which will be held at the Museum on Thursday, August 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This event is produced in partnership […]

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2014 Gay Games – Cleveland and Akron, Ohio

                                                         AUGUST 9-16 HOTSPOTS TALKS TO TWO FLORIDA ATHLETES WHO HOPE TO WIN The Gay Games is the world’s largest sporting event for LGBT athletes, and the Games […]