Sarah Zabel

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Meet Florida's Biggest Homophobes

    Browse the Facebook page of the Florida Democratic League for a few seconds and you'll come across a disturbing image of an effigy of a black man hanging from a lamp post with a sign attached to his dead body: "This n***** voted." The image accompanied a rant on Miami-Dade Judge Sarah I. Zabel's d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Florida Couples Anxiously Await Ruling on Gay Marriage Challenge, Plan Gatherings

    Across Florida, same sex couples are anxiously awaiting rulings on three lawsuits challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage. But couples are already planning out where to gather when the rulings finally land, which could happen any day. "Melanie and I have been on pins and needles all week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban in the Florida Keys; Pam Bondi to Appeal

    A Monroe County judge has struck down Florida's gay marriage ban, and ruled that licenses could be issued to same-sex partners as soon as next Tuesday. However Monroe County Circuit Judge Luis Garcia's ruling only applies to the county that's mostly continuous with the Florida Keys. It's still possi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Miami Judge Rules Anti-Gay Groups Won't Be Affected By Gay Marriage

    Three anti-gay groups wanted to get involved in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Florida's gay marriage ban, but have now been shut out by a Miami-Dade Circuit judge who ruled "they will not be directly and immediately affected if others enter into a same-sex marriage." See also: Pam Bondi Would Li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    Anti-Gay Groups Compare Gay Couples Seeking Marriage to Segregationist Racist

    State bans on the recognition of gay marriage are falling like dominoes across the states, and a new lawsuit brought on by gay couples could lead to Florida following suit. However, a group of social conservative groups announced their intention to fight to uphold Florida's gay marriage ban today. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Pastor Spann Jail-Bound?

    Jacqueline Carini​We here at New Times love Pastor Vincent Spann, drill sergeant of a Liberty City recovering-addict boot camp and subject of our January feature story "Holy Hustler."  For all of his shortcomings -- most notably an allergic distaste for paying his bills -- he seems to be a tr ... More >>

  • News

    April 23, 2009

    Mayor Muscle

    North Miami Beach residents say mayoral front-runner mixes business with pleasure.