September 01, 2014

MSNBC Video | Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner, Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson discuss gay marriage cases

Video from MSNBC:

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The next battlegrounds in the fight for marriage equality

Buzzfeed’s Chris Geidner and Freedom to Marry’s Evan Wolfson talk with Jonathan Capehart about same-sex marriage cases in Indiana and Wisconsin, and where the marriage equality movement stands at this moment.

Unity Coalition seeks Hispanic lesbian writers for Celebrate Orgullo panel discussion in fall

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Herb Sosa, president of Unity Coalition, is seeking Hispanic lesbian writers for an upcoming Celebrate Orgullo panel discussion.

Celebrate Orgullo, South Florida's Hispanic LGBT Pride Festival will be Oct. 4, 2014 in Miami Beach.

If you know of anyone, contact info@celebrateorgullo.com

August 31, 2014

Documentary on gay rights, ‘The Day It Snowed In Miami,’ wins Aurora Award

snow-teaseThe Day It Snowed In Miami, a documentary showcasing South Florida’s role in the gay rights movement, has won a 2014 Aurora Award.

The documentary, by director Joe Cardona in association with the Miami Herald Media Company, was recognized for “great technical execution, good variety of material sources, clear, in-depth interviews.”

The Day It Snowed In Miami which has been broadcast nationally on PBS and screened at South Florida theaters, covers the political battle lines in Miami in 1977 when gays sought approval of a then controversial human rights law. Singer and orange juice pitchwoman Anita Bryant led the opposition.

The Aurora Awards recognize excellence in film and video in international competitions

August 30, 2014

Florida Agenda publisher Bobby Blair, tennis legend Billie Jean King promote his coming-out memoir

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baselineBobby Blair, publisher of the gay Florida Agenda and Guy magazine, shares this photo of him with tennis legend Billie Jean King, taken at a book signing in New York for the U.S. Open.

Blair, a former world-ranked tennis player, recently published a coming-out memoir, Hiding Inside The Baseline.

King is quoted on the book's jacket:

“Bobby Blair is committed to providing a safe and confidential support team for LGBT athletes around the globe and by sharing his own experiences and showing how important it is to live your truth, I know he will make a major impact in the lives of those he reaches through his foundation and his new book.”