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  • Religious leaders join Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle to blast gays

    Religious leaders join Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle to blast gays
    Mayor Jim Naugle and religious leaders held a news conference Tuesday to draw attention to what they described as the moral and health risks of gay sex. Naugle is in a political war with gays that started this summer when he said public bathrooms in Fort...
  • Mayor Naugle, other speakers attack gay sex

    Mayor Jim Naugle and several religious leaders held a news conference Tuesday to draw attention to what they described as the moral and health risks of gay sex. Naugle is at the center of a political war between gays and religious conservatives that...
  • Broward tourism promoters tell Mayor Naugle to stop criticizing gays

    The leadership of Broward County's multibillion-dollar tourism industry demanded Thursday that Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle stop his attacks on homosexuality even as he pressed them to change a marketing campaign meant to attract gay tourists. They...
  • Mayor's remarks rouse gay clout in Fort Lauderdale politics

    Jim Naugle was once viewed as virtually invincible. He was a 24-hour mayor for Fort Lauderdale who fixed potholes when people complained and championed such popular causes as fighting overdevelopment. Polls showed his approval ratings topped 70 percent...
  • Broward Commission blasts Lauderdale mayor's gay comments

    Broward County commissioners sought Tuesday to stem the impact Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle's spate of inflammatory comments about homosexuality could have on the area's $1 billion-a-year gay tourism business. Using words such as bigoted and...
  • Naugle claims beach 'robo john' could prevent 'illegal sex.'

    Mayor Jim Naugle has never been shy about voicing his beliefs.He's called some environmentalists "wackos" and said people complaining about high home prices were lazy, beer drinking "schlocks." Now the mayor has shifted his attention to a robotic toilet,...
  • Lauderdale activists ask city chief to resign over offensive comments

    Gay and lesbian residents asked Mayor Jim Naugle to resign Tuesday, as anger about the mayor's recent comments grows into a civic movement.About 40 people wearing yellow "Flush Naugle" T-shirts rallied outside City Hall on Tuesday, preface to a much...
  • Lauderdale mayor's comments don't appear to reduce interest, officials say

    When Colorado voters wiped out legal protections for gays, Aspen's annual gay ski week suffered. A similar boycott ensued when the Cayman Islands turned away a shipload of gay cruise passengers.Tourism officials doubt if such a fate awaits Fort Lauderdale...
  • Mayor's antics detract from valid issues raised

    Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle has turned out to be a prophet. Many members of the local gay community aren't very happy at the moment. But their grumpiness has nothing to do with their sexuality. It has everything to do with the flippant ignorance of...
  • Hundreds denounce Naugle

    They said Broward County will never be the same. They said history was made.Hundreds of people descended on City Hall on Tuesday to denounce Mayor Jim Naugle for his record of inflammatory comments, most recently about gays. A line of Broward leaders in...
  • Mayor Naugle to co-host radio show Friday morning

    Mayor Jim Naugle will co-host a local radio program on Friday, taking the controversial debate about robo-johns, gays, sex in public restrooms and -- no doubt -- other issues to the airwaves. Naugle will co-host "Mitchell & Morley in the Morning" with...