Many big restaurant chains give dirty money to right-wing reactionary causes, we show you the places to eat hate-free, Liberal grous push for equal pay act, Polk County investigates school bus driver, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!
Watermark Issue 24.06 // March 23-April 5, 2017
On the Cover | Page 25
No guilt for you!: With numerous chain restaurants making political noise of the right-wing variety, we look into some more palatable spots to cure your hunger and stop the hate.
Orlando News | Page 11
“I think nationally the hate has come out very aggressively. We just can’t let that settle into the state of Florida. I hope the people here are better than that.” — State Sen. Linda Stewart on trying to get equal pay passed at the state level
Get off the bus | Page 13
Polk County investigates bus driver over anti-LGBT comments after mother faces school board
Convert me not | Page 17
State Representative David Richardson declares victory against conversion therapy in South Florida House district.
How old are we now? | Page 23
Columnist Scottie Campbell ponders the question of ageism after the Oscar snafu heard around the world.
Girls just wanna | Page 37
Ann Paula Bautista and her fellow cast members bring truth to the stories of Mulan, Snow White, Cinderella and more Disney princesses in the show Disenchanted!.
Gays on film | Page 43
The 19th annual Sarasota Film Festival brings new collaborations and newer films in April.