Issue 26.05: Catching the WAVE

By : Jake Stevens
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Central Florida and Tampa Bay celebrate their local favorites, KindRED Pride Foundation forms to continue Orlando’s red shirt tradition, Hamburger Mary’s Brandon, St. Petersburg announce impending closure, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!

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Issue 26.04: Split Session

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Lawmakers, activists divided on how to best legislate equality, Melbourne police make arrest in faked bomb threat called into Space Coast no-labels bar, Equality Florida, LGBTQ Victory Fund endorse Castor for Tampa mayor, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!

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Report: Trump admin to launch global effort to decriminalize homosexuality

By : Chris Johnson OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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The Trump administration is launching a new initiative to encourage nations to decriminalize laws against homosexuality, according to NBC News.

The initiative is reportedly set to kick off Feb. 19 in Berlin, where the U.S. embassy is flying in LGBT activists from across Europe for a strategy dinner.

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Spring Arts Guide 2019

By : Jake Stevens
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The spring time is no better time to feed your need for the arts! Say hello to our comprehensive (and unfathomably radiant!) annual Spring Arts Guide.

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Issue 26.03: Eligible Singles

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The season of love is back, and so are we with 10 of Central Florida and Tampa Bay’s most eligible singles, Come Out With Pride Orlando bids for WorldPride 2020, Metro Tampa Bay unveils new name and brand, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!

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Transgender military personnel in limbo over Trump plan

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NEW YORK (AP) | Long term, lawyers and activists battling to ensure that transgender people can serve openly in the U.S. military are convinced they will prevail. Short term, they are braced for anguishing consequences if the Trump administration proceeds with its plan to sharply restrict such service.

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote Jan. 22, gave the administration the green light to put the policy into effect even as legal challenges continue.

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Florida agriculture commissioner orders LGBT protections

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) |Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is adding sexual orientation and gender identity to her department’s list of workplace protections against discrimination.

The Jan. 18 announcement means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will include LGBT employment protections along with those based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender, age and disability.

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Issue 26.01: Second Chances

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The LGBTQ community, addiction and the road to recovery, Come Out With Pride, InterPride to host first Prides of Southeast conference in Orlando, Hamburger Mary’s Tampa alleges homophobia led to closure, mulls reopening, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!

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Issue 25.26: Year in Review

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We look back on 2018, a year that took us to the midpoint of a country that’s just living on a prayer. Department of Health offices offer free hapatitis A vaccinations, arrest, charge made in murder of Londonn Moore, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!



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Issue 25.25: Remarkable People

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Win or lose, Florida Rep. Anna V. Eskamani is standing shoulder to shoulder with the LGBTQ community, St. Petersburg LGBTQ Liason Jim Nix welcomes one and all to the Remarkable Tampa Bay, MBA Orlando selects 2019 board of directors, announces new RED group, LGBTQ accomodations platform FabStayz launching in Tampa Bay, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!

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LGBT group in Maine to launch resource guide for community

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) | An organization that serves the LGBT community in Maine is launching an online resource guide early next year.

OutInMaine says its website and social calendar will try to bring businesses and organizations together with the LGBT community by offering groups a place to list “gay-inclusive events throughout the state of Maine.” OutInMaine says it started collecting information from organizations such as churches, businesses and schools on Nov. 28, and the website will be launched on Jan. 1.

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