Senate Backs Adoption Incentives; Repeals Gay Adoption BanAfter an impassioned debate, the Florida Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would restore a popular adoption-subsidies program --- while repealing a 38-year-old law that banned gay adoption.
In Florida, Miami-Dade Has Been Ground Zero For Gay Rights StruggleIn 1977, Jimmy Carter was president and the first Star Wars movie debuted. And in 1977 the then Dade County Commission passed an ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual preference.
Judge: Same-Sex Couples Can Get Marriage Licenses Same-sex couples will be able to seek a license to marry beginning Tuesday.
Kristi House To Expand Services To Boys, Gay YouthA Miami organization that helps victims of sex trafficking is one of four nationwide to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Fort Lauderdale Named Top Travel Spot For LGBT Community Fort Lauderdale has been named the “Destination of the Year” by the 2014 ManAboutWorld Editors’ Choice Awards, recognizing it as the top spot in gay travel.
Doral Passes Proposed Benefits For Domestic PartnershipThe City of Doral has become the latest South Florida city to approve domestic partnership benefits for city employees.
Miami Judge Overturns State's Ban On Same-Sex MarriageAgreeing with another judge in the Keys who made a similar ruling last week, a Miami judge overturned Florida's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County Friday.
Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down In The Keys A Monroe County judge, on Thursday, overturned Florida's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage after a legal challenge by gay couples said the ban effectively made them second-class citizens.
Florida's Largest Gay Rights Group Endorses Crist Charlie Crist has been endorsed by Florida's largest gay rights group in his run for Governor.
Bondi: Gay Marriage Would Cause Harm Eight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have sued Florida in federal court for not recognizing their marriages performed in other states where gay marriage is legal.
Obama Congratulates First Openly Gay NFL DrafteePresident Barack Obama sends his congratulations to Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
Top Gay-Friendly Beaches In South FloridaAmong South Florida's best Gay-friendly beaches are Smathers Beach, Haulover Beach, Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Lummus Park Beach (South Beach)
Could Michael Sam Fit Into Dolphins Plans?University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam will be the most debated NFL prospect until his name is called during the 2014 NFL Draft. Some have said his coming out will hurt his draft stock and that he’s a “tweener” for an ideal position. In Miami, the question is would he fit with the Dolphins?
Fla. Same-Sex Marriage Opponents To Fight Lawsuit A lawsuit challenging Florida's ban on gay marriage is getting some opposition.
Michael Sam Reveals Homosexuality Ahead Of NFL DraftFormer University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam revealed to the world Sunday night that he is homosexual. The consensus All-American’s declaration could set the stage for him to be the first active openly gay player in the history of the NFL. But the decision to reveal his sexuality also comes with great risks for his future in the game of football.