Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has followed in the footsteps of the likes of the Kardashian sisters and the cast of Glee by getting "NOH8" painted over her face, duct tape placed over her mouth, and a ring flashed for the gay rights campaign. Whiles Ros-Lehtinen isn't the first member of congress to pose ... More >>
Financial guru Suze Orman may be packing up her partner and her jacket collection and moving to a state that recognizes gay marriage if the Supreme Court overturns DOMA.Orman currently lives in Fort Lauderdale with partner Kathy Travis, but the tax breaks that could come with federally recognized ma ... More >>
Coral Gables has joined seven other local municipalities and Miami-Dade County in passing a Domestic Partnership ordinance which grants LGBT city employees partnership benefits.The issue came to a head after an openly lesbian police officer was denied bereavement leave after the death of the father ... More >>
Until last night, Florida was the largest state in the union to have never elected an openly gay candidate to its state legislature. Yes, even Texans elected an openly gay representative all the way back in 1991.That changed last night as voters in Florida 113th House district, which encompasses par ... More >>
Though the name Mykki Blanco is already a sort of nom de plume -- we're talking about a performative alter ego, after all -- Ms. Blanco has another one, the Cosmic Angel. Think about that for a second: a supernatural creature from space, wielding protective powers and harmonious vocal chords. I ... More >>
Fidel Castro turned 85 this past Saturday, and the celebrations were mostly typical. Supporters held a giant concert featuring dozens of musical acts, but Castro himself spent the day in seclusion, which prompted rumors he might have been too feeble for a public appearance. Miami exiles, meanwhil ... More >>
Al Cardenas, the Miami mega-lobbyist and lawyer who once headed the Republican Party of Florida and now head of the influential American Conservative Union, has exercised his right to be married to a woman named Diana for the past 32 years. Though, it seems Diana is dead set against extending the ... More >>
Tyler, the CreatorThe swag-hop absurdists of rap collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them are once again being called out for what critics decry as misogyny and homophobia in their lyrics. A few months ago, Sara, from Tegan and Sara, wrote a blog attacking Tyler The Creator, as well as his music ... More >>
Let's say, for argument's sake, you are a big dumb homophobe. If you happen to work at a hospital in Miami-Dade, you should totally celebrate! You're free to give gay parents the boot, turn away transgender folks, and block life partners from their dying loved ones. Reckon you found the right count ... More >>
McCollum (L) paid Rekers (R) $120,000 to testify against gay adoption.Attorney General Bill McCollum, who is running for Governor as a Republican, has tried to distance himself from anti-gay activist George Rekers, but recently released emails show that McCollum hired Rekers as an expert witness ... More >>
George Alan Rekers, latest in a long line of closeted homophobes.Unless you've spent the last 48 hours holed up in a French B&B humping the homosexuality right out of your rent-a-boy, you've probably heard about Miami New Times' exposé of gay-bashing evangelist George Alan Rekers' European trys ... More >>
via The Orlando SentinelMelanie Leon and Vanessa Alenier, the South Florida lesbian couple who last month won a court case to adopt a child despite Florida's gay adoption ban, apparently weren't sufficiently ugly for the Florida Family Policy Council's propaganda purposes. So in an email bla ... More >>
There's something wrong when ABC sitcoms are more progressive than Florida laws.Another blow to Florida's gay adoption ban was served as the third adoption since 2008 by a gay parent was approved by a Miami-Dade judge. The ruling follows a decision by Monroe Circuit Judge David J. Audlin in Augus ... More >>
Latin America celebrated it's first official gay marriage yesterday, as two gay rights activists tied the knot in Argentina thanks to a legal loophole. Argentina's constitution doesn't specifically define marriage between a man and a woman, effectively leaving the interpretation up to local official ... More >>
In February 2007, Tim Hardaway gave a textbook demonstration in career suicide live on Dan LeBatard's radio show with one of the most cringe-inducing bouts of homophobia an ex-athlete has ever managed. Let's recap:"You know, I hate gay people, so I let it be known," Hardaway said. "I don't like gay ... More >>
Zoophiles love and have sex with animals. Will the world ever accept them?
Recently fired Local 10 anchor Charles Perez took his side of the story to the Daily Beast today, in a wide-ranging column explaining why he'll continue his suit against WPLG, claiming they fired him because he was gay, attacking the state of the news business, positioning himself as a gay rights he ... More >>
Sometimes when you make a post about something, you feel indebted to blog about any major updates in the story. Other times, you find a picture so marvelous you need to find any excuse to use it. So here we are continuing our coverage of Perez Hilton v. Will.i.am: Boom Boom Pow-gate '09. Of course, ... More >>
Gay penguin dads from a book called "And Tango Makes Three" Miami-Dade Judge Cindy Lederman's ruling that overturned the gay adoption ban in Florida is still working its way through the court system, but yesterday another Florida judge handed down another ruling in favor of gay adoptive parents ... More >>
Or you could just call her the Pie-d Piper.
The religious right's ex-gay movement is scouting local recruits
The Westboro Baptists have a message for South Florida
Take that, Anita Bryant! The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is reclaiming the orange
A store owner is too Christian to serve a gay couple
Film fest puts gay life onscreen
Debate over the rights of gays to marry resonates with the rhetoric of the civil rights movement
Shock jocks, Lincoln Road obstructions, patriots gay and straight
These films are far beyond Spartacus
The mayoral candidate's bilingual campaign has a message that doesn't translate
Unless you happen to be a transgender black woman named Dana
Howard Dean is aiming for the White House, but first it's Miami Beach
Opening shots on September 10th's gay-rights ballot
Hear why this crusader wants to save you from the evils of gay rights
Rev. Tommie Watkins knocked on the church door but no one answered
The Boy Scouts earn a merit badge for intolerance
Stop in the name of love
Nat Wilcox on bad behavior; and growing radio verde?
Gay teens listen up! A grant-getting guru has found you a place to call home.
Hey! That song there is about gay people!
More of the same cruddy headlines from the Middle East, right? Nope -- try Homestead.
FIU's first gay-rights group finds disciples of Anita Bryant alive and well on campus