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“Our OPENING NIGHT of SUMMER LOVIN' is being postponed until Friday, July 3rd ... and for an EXCELLENT REASON ..... (Drumroll, Please) ...... Well-Strung will be performing FOR Hillary Clinton and Guests, at a very special Presidential fund-raiser, here in Provincetown, tomorrow !!!!” Richard Jay-Alexander posted Wednesday morning on Facebook.
Well-Strung, an LGBT string quartet that mixes classical and pop, opens Friday for a summer run at Art House in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The group’s new show is directed by Richard Jay-Alexander of Miami Beach.
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As I stood on a stage at 10 a.m. Friday, about to address 140 new U.S. citizens, their friends and families, word broke that the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex couples have the legal right to marry everywhere in the nation.
As I stood on a Kendall stage at 10 a.m. Friday, about to address 140 new U.S. citizens, their friends and families, word broke that the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex couples have the legal right to marry everywhere in the nation.
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“The powerful words of the Supreme Court are a beacon of light as we move forward into a greater understanding of what it takes for us to truly live up to the promise of equal justice for all,” said attorney Elizabeth Schwartz, one of the lawyers who represented Equality Florida Institute and six same-sex couples in Florida who sued to marry.
LGBT and anti-gay activists throughout South Florida reacted Friday to the Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a right to marry throughout the entire United States.
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Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign on Wednesday released a 2½ minute video titled “Equal,” in which she voices strong support for same-sex marriage amid scenes of gay and lesbian couples marrying.
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Its mission, posted on Facebook: “Coming Out Cuba - The National Cuban American LGBT Organization will organize, activate, and engage a united Cuban-American LGBT community by restoring and building the gay Cuban culture and mobilize human and financial resources to care for those in need in the USA, Cuba and around the world.”
A new Miami-based group, Coming Out Cuba, is picking up steam via social networking, including more than 2,600 Facebook likes and 1,400 Instagram followers since mid-May.
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Kevin Paul Hopper Jr., Multimedia Platforms vice president and chief operating officer, will become Next’s new publisher, according to Bobby Blair, the company’s CEO.
Fort Lauderdale-based Multimedia Platforms, publisher of Florida Agenda and Guy magazine, has acquired Next magazine, which it describes as “New York’s leading gay lifestyle weekly resource.”
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Read my profile of Jazz Jennings (and her family) in the new issue of Palette Magazine!
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Hundreds of LGBT activists and allies rallied Friday night at the offices of the ACLU of Florida and SAVE to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex marriage is a legal right nationwide.
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“My comment to her after she said the same thing three times, I turned to her and said, ‘Enough! You made your point and now you're being disrespectful. You need to calm down, you’re ruining it for everyone else. You have to stop now,’” said Joseph Falk, an Obama fundraiser and former board chairman of South Florida LGBT-rights group SAVE. “She didn’t.”
Just as an undocumented transgender woman began repeatedly shouting “Not one more deportation!” at President Barack Obama during a White House LGBT pride reception, the man standing next to her — one of Miami’s best-known gay political activists — told her to stop.
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“Over the years, gay choruses have been a very important part of the community through the arts, bringing people together, uplifting people, creating awareness, bringing people of different backgrounds together through great shows, entertaining shows,” says Ann Hampton Callaway.
Singing star Ann Hampton Callaway performs Saturday night with the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida in a two-act concert at Broward College’s Bailey Hall in Davie.
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Thousands of LGBT activists and allies attended Saturday’s Stonewall Festival in Wilton Manors. The pride festival culminated with an evening parade including Miami-Dade County gay-marriage plaintiffs Melanie and Vanessa Alenier and Todd and Jeff Delmay.
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The Washington-based group Center for American Progress (CAP) issued the 46-page report titled Humanitarian Diplomacy, aimed at urging the U.S. government to do more to enhance asylum and other immigration protections for foreign nationals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
A new report says LGBT immigrants stand a better chance of winning their asylum cases in the United States if the are not in detention or in deportation proceedings.
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    Gay issues reporter, 1985 - present
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Miami Herald staff writer Steve Rothaus covers LGBT issues in South Florida. Steve joined The Herald in 1985, while a journalism major at Florida International University.

He came out at work in 1987 and served five years as a board member of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA). He founded the association's Newsroom Outreach Project and traveled the country visiting newspapers, television stations and college campuses to discuss gay news coverage and workplace issues.

Steve won the 1998 GLAAD Media Award for outstanding newspaper columnist.

In 2001, Steve was part of a Miami Herald team that shared the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting.

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce in 2010 named him Business Person of the Year.

Equality Florida presented Steve with its 2012 Voice For Equality award.

In 2014, Steve co-produced "The Day It Snowed In Miami: A Chronology of the LGBT-Rights Movement," a film documentary presented by Miami Herald Media Company and WPBT2.

Steve and public relations executive Ric Katz, partners since 1985, live in Miami. They married Feb. 14, 2014, in New York City on their 29th anniversary.

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