The Center announces its 2019 Board of Directors

By : Amanda Espinosa
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ORLANDO | The LGBT+ Center Orlando announced its 2019 Board of Directors via Facebook on March 12.

Roxy Santiago, who has been a member of The Center’s Board of Directors for two years, was named board president. Santiago is also a member of the Human Rights Campaign in Orlando.

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The Milk District announces new openly gay executive director

By : Jeremy Williams
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ORLANDO | The Milk District in Orlando announced that Zac Alfson, the former patron engagement manager for the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, will become the district’s new executive director. The announcement came by a press release Nov. 13.

“Zac has extensive experience in nonprofit management and community building and will lead The Milk District’s efforts to enhance and preserve the small business community, while nurturing the arts, culture and ongoing development of our creative district,” the press release states.

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Mills/50 Madcap Scavenger Hunt Pub Crawl

By : Jamie Hyman
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Sort of a Scavenger Hunt, Pub Crawl and Party all in one. Come out to the Mills/50 Neighborhood for a day of fun! Pre sale tickets and additional information can be found at www.mills/50.org

Have a Great Gay Weekend: June 10, 2016

By : Anna M. Johnson
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There so many LGBT-related things to do this weekend and many support local business. And almost all of them involve drinking! Grab someone that will treat you right and paint the town red… or rainbow.

You can even come to these events if you identify as straight. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

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Overheard in Orlando: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts… there’s an app for that!

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Orlando boys and their balls
Orlando was well represented this past holiday weekend in Fort Lauderdale during the 20th Annual Hurricane Showdown Softball Tournament.
The Orlando Sliders were the big winners for the D division. Over the same weekend, Fort Lauderdale was also host to their very first ever Fort Lauderdale Gay Days. Reports say the inaugural event wasn’t nearly as well attended as Gay Days Orlando or Gay Days Vegas.

Happy Barber-Days
The Barber fund that helps those living with cancer, honoring John “Tweeka” Barber is benefiting from some funny fundraisers. On Dec. 8, Miss Comedy Queen Holiday Spectacular, Tweeka was a former Miss Comedy Queen. And on Dec. 19, a Fringe Festival Pepe returns with a slew of his “beetches. Pepe’s Christma-Kwanz-Kah, special features performers Blue, Janine Klein, Lady Raptastic and many more. Both hysterical holiday events will be held at the Venue.

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Fresh Market now open in the heart of the Gayborhood

By : Susan Clary
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The newest addition to Mills 50 – seems like it went up overnight and it sure is pretty! Photos by Susan Clary.

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