| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage drew cheers from South Florida gay and lesbian couples, scorn from conservative Christians, and underscored fault lines on the issue within the Republican Party.
Here are reports from throughout the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The greatest female pole vaulter ever, a woman whom many consider physically beautiful, showed the ugly face of homophobia two days after winning her third world title in the event Tuesday in Moscow.
While Russia’s Yelena Isinbayeva cannot be...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Another sign of the culture's rapidly changing views on the issue of same-sex marriage came Tuesday with a push for gay marriage in Florida — from Brendon Ayanbadejo, a former Miami Dolphin who was a linebacker for the 2013 Super Bowl champion...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:35 AM
The gay rights group Equality Florida is soliciting for people willing to serve as plaintiffs for a possible lawsuit challenging Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage.
“As we explore the very real potential of going to court to protect our...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Utilizing celebrity to raise money, the Equality Florida gay rights group is holding a fundraiser featuring Brendon Ayanbadejo, the former Baltimore Raven and former Miami Dolphin.
Ayanbadejo, a Fort Lauderdale resident who’s been outspoken on...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Equality Florida, the state gay rights organization, said Wednesday it’s launching new effort to enact gay marriage in the Sunshine State.
It’s called “Get Engaged,” described as a “statewide call to action with the goal of...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The American Civil Liberties Union and its Florida affiliate announced Thursday they’ve filed a lawsuit on behalf of eight same-sex couples challenging Florida’s refusal to recognize their marriages performed in other states.
One of the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Original post | Sept. 25, 2013
Updated | Sept. 26, 2013
The gay rights group Equality Florida is criticizing U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, for blocking the nomination of Miami-Dade Circuit Judge William Thomas to a federal judgeship in the district that...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:23 PM
A sweeping new study of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans finds that the overwhelming majority believe society has grown more accepting over the last decade — and will continue to do so in the decade to come.
Yet many said they...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Lorie Young, her white veil neatly pulled over her eyes, tucked a handwritten note into the bouquet of blue and purple flowers she clutched as she waited for the ceremony to begin.
Written on it were her wedding vows, the promises of a shared future...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Irwin Held, whose license-plate-festooned West Hollywood beer-and-burger spot drew praise from rock stars but protests from gay rights activists, has died. He was 87.
Held died Monday in his Los Angeles home, family members said. He had a kidney...