Winners of the highly coveted WAVE-Awards inside! Beckner secures second term, Saunders heads to Tallahassee, Amelia Earhart re-imagined, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, and much more!
On the Cover: Orlando Edition (Back row, L-R) Richard Harem, Chrysanthemum, Duane Hoyle, (Front row, L-R) Pat O’Rourke, Tony Edge, Jamie Hyman, David Dorman and George Wallace pose by Lake Eola in celebration of their respective WAVE Award wins. Photo by Lee Vandergrift Tampa Bay Edition(L-R) Jay Aller, Amy DeMilo, Rev. Phyllis Hunt, DJ Iorio and Chuck Henson represent their various crafts in front of the downtown Tampa skyline. All five are winners of 2012 WAVE Awards. Photo by Nick Cardello
Watermark Issue 19.23// Nov. 8-Nov. 22, 2012
Page 8 | Orlando News
Joe Saunders made history in Orlando, becoming the second out politician to win a seat in Tallahassee; Several local race results appear to benefit LGBTs; Gina Duncan resigns from the MBA; more.
Page 12 | Tampa Bay News
Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner sailed to a comfortable victory in his re-election bid on election night while the Pinellas County Commission appears to be shifting democratic; St. Pete Pride invites the public to meet the new executive director; more.
Page 33 | WAVE Awards
We asked and our readers spoke! The results from our annual WAVE Award ballots are inside, and reveal who won which categories in Orlando, Tampa Bay and Sarasota. Several of our winners share their secrets of success and why they feel the LGBT community supports them.
Page 62 | Gallery W
Each year Halloween brings out the most creative within our community, and we always want to be there to catch it on camera. We highlight a few of our favorite costumes in Tampa and Orlando spotted at parties, clubs and private events.
This issue shipped with the 2012 Edition of our annual Holiday Gift Guide!
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