Stories with 'lgbt' tag

‘Finding Home’ screening + Free Panel Discussion

FINDING HOME is a documentary web series chronicling the painstaking efforts of LGBT immigrants to build and define a home in Los Angeles. SCHEDULE: • 12:00pm – Doors Open • 12:30pm – Panel Discussion (THE PANEL DISCUSSION IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC) • 1:30pm – Film Starts PANEL DISCUSSION: What is going on, America? What is […]

/ September 5, 2018


Community Conversation for South Florida’s LGBTQ Asian Community

This event will be a conversation about the importance of community and shared experiences as LGBTQ Asian people in South Florida. We will be connecting over light snacks and good company! Many people question why it is important at all to have an LGBTQ Asian community, especially in South Florida. As queer Asian people, many […]

/ April 25, 2018


Comedy Classes: VT-1 Improv Foundations

Whether you’re looking to develop your comedy or want to finally take that leap into trying something new, Villain Theater is the perfect home for Miami creatives. Our goal is to create a sustainable entertainment community in South Florida, for folks to work on their creative spirits in a positive, engaging, and challenging environment. Villain […]

/ December 16, 2017


The Miami transgender experience: How to be a better employer and friend

We had an eye- and heart-opening conversation through Connect Miami last month. And you wanted to know how to show support from now on.

/ June 5, 2017


After Pulse: Miami’s LGBTQ leaders on how to help

We asked Miami’s LGBTQ leaders how the straight community can be allies in the aftermath of the Orlando shooting.

/ June 21, 2016


Pulse was a safe space for Orlando’s LGBTQ community

We reached out to members of Orlando’s LGBTQ community to better understand what Pulse meant to them and what’s next after this tragedy.

/ June 13, 2016


From Pride to The Palace: Miami’s LGBT community through the years

From the first gay pride week, to antidiscrimination laws, to the South Beach renaissance, explore Miami’s LGBT history.

/ August 6, 2015


Your view: Love wins. Now what?

Marriage equality arrived like a thunderbolt, but storms loom ahead. Justin S. Wales, who represented Equality Federation and the Campaign for Southern Equality in the case, on the legal consequences, and limitations, of the SCOTUS ruling.

/ June 29, 2015


First-person: I got (gay) married on Tuesday

On Tuesday, Andrea, my mom, a few of our dear friends, and I entered a dingy county office and asked to get married. The clerk reviewed our counseling certificate, put slashes beside “bride’s name” and “groom’s name” on our form and scribbled “spouse” above the lines. We signed, smiling. The clerk led us into “the wedding room” and we repeated our vows. And then, we were married. We kissed. We hugged our friends and family. And then we walked down the street and got a cafecito, like married Miamians do.

/ January 9, 2015


The saga of gay marriage in Florida

A lot’s happened to get us to today, with marriage licenses being issued to same-sex couples across Florida. We made a helpful timeline with the key events, people and quotes that shaped the story, from 1977 to now.

/ January 6, 2015