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Denied a Marriage License, Fla. Couple Sue Country Clerk :: The Interview

By Mike Halterman | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
On Tuesday, April 1, a Key West couple attempted to apply for a marriage license at the Monroe County clerk’s office. They were denied. They’re suing. Here’s what they have to say.

Group Intervening in Fla. Gay Marriage Lawsuits

Thursday Apr 3, 2014
The group that pushed Florida’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage is intervening in lawsuits filed by gay couples that raise challenges.

Groups Defend Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Friday Mar 28, 2014
A coalition of groups supporting Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage want a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to overturn that ban.

Pridefest of Lake Worth and the Palm Beaches

By Mike Halterman | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
Pridefest of Lake Worth and the Palm Beaches returns for its 21st annual celebrations, shining the spotlight on gay pride in Palm Beach County once again. This year’s pride will be a two-day affair, starting on Saturday, March 29.

’Manatee Pride’ in Bradenton

By Mike Halterman | Sunday Mar 16, 2014
Manatee County, just south of Tampa, will have a reason to be proud this year as the Prism Youth Initiative organization ushers in the very first Manatee Pride. This celebration will be held on the Riverwalk in downtown Bradenton on Saturday, March 22.

ACLU, Gay Couples Seek Fla. Marriage Recognition

By Curt Anderson | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Eight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force Florida to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.

To See Or Not To See: Will Bieber’s Privates Go Public?

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 7, 2014
Miami-Dade County Judge William Altfield ruled to release five police videos of Justin Bieber, including two clips of his urine test, but not until authorities "shade or blacken" the singer’s genitals.

11 Hot Dances at the Winter Party Festival

By Mike Halteman | Sunday Mar 2, 2014
Here’s the lowdown on the eleven dance parties at the Winter Party Festival, all happening in honor of great LGBT causes, so you know where to go and what to expect.

Fla. Republican Gov: I’d Veto Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Feb 27, 2014
With Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona’s recent decision to veto a controversial bill that would allow business owners to refuse service to gays, Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott says he would veto anti-gay legislation.

Don’t Like Your Gay Neighbors? Then Move, Says Dear Abby

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
A Tampa couple got an unexpected slap to the face when syndicated advice columnist Dear Abby suggested that if they didn’t approve of the "lifestyle choices" of their gay neighbors, perhaps they should move.