Issue 26.25: The Remarkable People Issue

By : Dylan Todd
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Watermark presents the 19 Most Remarkable People of 2019 from Central Florida and Tampa Bay, NFL seeks LGBT businesses for Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV, Florida Puerto Rican Parade announces LGBTQ Committee, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!
Cover photographs by Dylan Todd, Design by DiBenedetto/Wiedemann.

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12.12.19 Publisher’s Desk

By : Rick Claggett
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Welcome to Watermark’s annual Remarkable People issue. This is, hands down, my favorite issue of the year. We take a handful of people in our local communities, 19 for 2019, and showcase why they are remarkable through the eyes of those closest to them.

Some of those recognized will be well known to you, as they have been champions of our community for many years. Others will be less known, those who work behind the scenes making magic happen, someone whose single act of kindness set them apart or those whose talent was so great it made them rise to the top in places LGBTQ people have not gone before. Whatever their accomplishment, I hope you will join Watermark in celebrating our remarkable people of 2019.

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Issue 23.26: Remarkable People

By : Jake Stevens
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After enduring the attack on Pulse, Brandon Wolf is living his life out loud and for his departed friends, Joy Winheim now manages the largest HIV/AIDS service provider in the Tampa Bay area as EPIC’s executive director, Mat Staver and the Liberty Council targets the transgender community, National Urban League files suit against Equality Florida, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!

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12.29.16 Editor’s Desk

By : Billy Manes
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“These are the days of the open hand; they will not be the last.”

It was Christmas Day around 3 p.m. My husband Tony and I were moonage daydreaming to the sounds of David Bowie via a box set Who Can I Be Now that was his key present this year – that and some ridiculous kitchen appliance madness and a headlamp for his actual head – and we were in a great mood. I mean, the ashes to ashes had fermented into an amazement and appreciation nearly a year after Blackstar, nearly a year after Bowie’s death. Lazarus, indeed.

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