Religious leaders and LGBT activists, along with former CBS News reporter Aleen Sirgany gathered at Temple Beth Moshe in North Miami on Thursday.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
With debate and votes taking place around the state and polls showing a growing acceptance, the issue of same-sex marriage and domestic partner rights will likely be among a host of second tier issues that could determine which presidential candidate takes the state.
As the numbers of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people grow in our society, more and more LGBT teens are finding the courage to come out of the closet.
Broward tourism officials have been working hard to attract gay tourists to their beaches by promoting a gay-friendly environment, and apparently, others have taken notice. Fort Lauderdale just landed the number 4 spot on a list of the gayest cities in America.
After 17 years, the controversial “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” program that forced gays and lesbians to stay in the closet in order to serve in the military will end Tuesday.
Miami Beach is alive Saturday during the 3rd annual Miami Beach Gay PRIDE parade and festival. It’s billed as a celebration of the strength, beauty, and contributions of South Florida’s LGBT Community.