Kava Bar Posts Transphobic, Anti-mask Messages on Instagram (Again)

A kava bar based in Lake Worth not only announced that it is banning face masks from its Florida and Arizona locations, but it again posted a transphobic message. In response to the original face mask ban, the Kavasutra Kava Bar posted that that “Masks are for leftist losers, teachers unions are trash, women are … Continue reading Kava Bar Posts Transphobic, Anti-mask Messages on Instagram (Again)

QAnon’s ‘SaveOurChildren’ Slogan Has Long Anti-LGBT History

Courtesy of Stonewall National Museum and Archives. Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen recently shared devastating news with her social media followers: she and her husband, singer John Legend, had lost their child halfway through her pregnancy. She shared heartbreaking black-and-white photos of the couple at the hospital, including her clutching a tiny blanket bundle … Continue reading QAnon’s ‘SaveOurChildren’ Slogan Has Long Anti-LGBT History

Trump Supporters Show Up at Holy Mackerel Despite Canceled Event

Trump supporters at Holy Mackerel (Photo by Carina Mask) Even though their reservation was canceled at Holy Mackerel, a group of Trump supporters still arrived at the brewery ready for the show to go on.  The Hawaiian-themed event, hosted by the Trump Victory Leadership Initiative, was canceled by the venue after an uproar from the community. Staff … Continue reading Trump Supporters Show Up at Holy Mackerel Despite Canceled Event

Trump Events Canceled at Holy Mackerel, Staff Responds

Holy Mackerel in Wilton Manors Holy Mackerel, a small-batch craft beer spot in Wilton Manors, was the target of social media after it came out that two Trump events were being hosted at the brewery.  Ehab Atallah, the director of operations for Holy Mackerel, said that they were not aware that the parties making the … Continue reading Trump Events Canceled at Holy Mackerel, Staff Responds

Repeal a Woman’s Right to Vote? Some Republican Women Have Called For It

Abby Johnson, who advocates for head-of-household voting, spoke at the Republican National Convention this year. (Photo via the Republican National Convention) Nov. 3 is a big day for the nation — Americans will take to the polls to decide who they want to occupy the White House.   It will also be 100 years and one … Continue reading Repeal a Woman’s Right to Vote? Some Republican Women Have Called For It

Artist Chosen for the Pride Center Mural Project

Rendering of The Residences at Equality Park (Courtesy Behar Font & Partners, P.A.) Even with the coronavirus, the Pride Center is abuzz. Seniors are moving into the newly opened Residences at Equality Park, improvements are being made around the campus, staff members continue to connect with the community via Facebook Live, and by the end … Continue reading Artist Chosen for the Pride Center Mural Project

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Raises Funds to Restore Voting Rights

From left, Neil Volz and Desmond Meade (Courtesy of Neil Volz) Desmond Meade and Neil Volz are counting down the days to Aug. 18 — it’s the midterm election, and it will be the first time both men have been allowed to vote in decades. That’s because the two have felonies on their record, and … Continue reading Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Raises Funds to Restore Voting Rights

Miami-Dade State Atty. Candidates Take Part in LGBT Forum

With Miami-Dade residents set to choose their new state attorney in August, SAVE hosted a two-night virtual town hall with the two candidates running for the position. The first evening went to contender Melba Pearson, a former Miami-Dade County prosecutor and deputy director of the ACLU of Florida, and the next to incumbent Katherine Fernandez … Continue reading Miami-Dade State Atty. Candidates Take Part in LGBT Forum

Miami-Dade State Atty. Says Gay Bashing Case A Priority: Delays Due To COVID

Two years after a gay couple was allegedly assaulted by a group of four men at Miami Beach Pride, they were finally going to get their day in court. Then, COVID-19 happened. There’s no new trial date set, and Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle expressed her frustration of the drawn-out case during a SAVE town hall … Continue reading Miami-Dade State Atty. Says Gay Bashing Case A Priority: Delays Due To COVID

Stonewall Happened in 1969. Webster Schott, a Straight Ally, Was Writing About Gay Rights Years Before.

“The right to have sex without state intrusion must inevitably be confirmed and codified by the Court.” In 2018, the statement isn’t groundbreaking. But the writer, Webster Schott, is 90 years old and he wrote those words in November 1967 for The New York Times. The legendary Stonewall Riots wouldn’t happen until almost two years … Continue reading Stonewall Happened in 1969. Webster Schott, a Straight Ally, Was Writing About Gay Rights Years Before.