Watermark’s Wedding Bells: Jason Lambert and Joey Acevedo

By : Holly V. Kapherr
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Jason and Joey’s New Year’s Eve meeting has led to their happily ever after on March 3.

You’ve probably seen Jason Lambert and his fiancé, Joey, around town, since both of them are staples in Orlando’s restaurant and bar scene. Jason owns The Hammered Lamb (the moniker is derived from his last name) and they met while Jason was working on building the bar after leaving The Stardust Lounge.

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LGBT Community & Allies Reception supporting Bob Poe for Congress

By : Jamie Hyman
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Community members backing Bob Poe for Congress met Feb. 29 at The Mezz in downtown Orlando for a LGBT Community and Allies Reception.

Attendees mingled and munched on light bites while learning more about Poe and his platform. 

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2015 Equality Florida Greater Orlando Gala at The Mezz

By : Jamie Hyman
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Equality Florida hosted a sold-out greater Orlando Gala Nov. 6 at The Mezz which raised $211,ooo for the organization.

EQFL CEO Nadine Smith delivered the State of the State address, and EQFL honored Jeff Voss for his work to establish The Zebra Coalition for LGBTQ Youth and Pat Padilla for her years of advocacy as the president of Central Florida PFLAG.

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Equality Florida 2014 Greater Orlando Gala

By : Jake Stevens
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Equality Florida’s 2014 Greater Orlando Gala raised more than $200,000 for the organization on Nov. 14. The event, held at The Mezz in downtown Orlando, boasted a sold-out crowd – nearly 400 guests.

EQFL honored their 2014 Voice for Equality honorees Dr. Kathryn Norsworthy, Ted Maines and Jeff Miller.

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