Tag Archives: Florida

HomoQuotable – Bob Allen

“I’m not in anyway associated with that they are saying, this is disgusting.” – Florida state representative Bob Allen (R-Merritt Island), shortly after he was arrested for soliciting a male undercover cop for sex in a Titusville park restroom. The busted pol allegedly offered $20 if the cop would let Allen blow him. Because we both went to UCF and ...

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Naugle Loses Bid To Stop Gay Library Move

Over the protests of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle, the city commission voted to allow the Stonewall gay and lesbian book collection to be housed on city property. The archive is currently stored in a commerical property that is being redeveloped. Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve the Stonewall Library and Archives request to move the extensive book, magazine and video ...

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Miami TV Host Fired For Accidental Slur

Luisa Fernanda, a television personality on Miami’s popular Spanish-language Cotorreando show, has been fired by the station’s parent company, Telemundo, for inadvertently using a disparaging slang word for gay men. Fernanda, who is Mexican, did not know that in Cuban Spanish the word for grouper, “cherna”, is considered a pejorative term for a gay man. Telemundo fired Fernanda on June ...

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Flush Naugle Campaign Launches

Equality Florida has a launched a “Flush Naugle” campaign, asking folks to mail Fort Lauderdale’s anti-gay major a roll of toilet paper in protest of his robo-john installation on the gay beach. A quote from Naugle: “I don’t use the word ‘gay.’ I use the word ‘homosexual.’ Most of them aren’t gay. They’re unhappy.” RELATED: I submitted the word “naugle” ...

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The Bearded Governor

Florida Governor Charlie “Closet” Crist has grown a beard and her name is Kelly. Yesterday they made their relationship known to the St. Petersburg Times, who gushed, “She’s blond. She’s tan. She’s a mother of two, a former beauty queen who auditioned for NBC’s Fear Factor by eating a live earthworm and hiding four lizards in her mouth.” During his ...

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Less Worried

My mother just emailed me to say that Orlando police have already caught the guy that raped her neighbor. He is the son of another woman on her street. My mom, being the person that she is, is now very upset for the mother of the rapist. I, however, am feeling less worried. Go OPD!

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Worried

My mother’s neighbor was raped yesterday. In a nice little subdivision in a busy neighborhood in relatively idyllic Orlando, the woman was sleeping in her locked home when a man smashed a window and attacked her. My mother, naturally, is completely freaked out. Mom, who is retired and lives alone, is an ardent member of Neighborhood Watch and writes the ...

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Foley Faces Possible Charges In Florida

ABC News is reporting that Florida law enforcement officials are building a possible case against disgraced former Rep. Mark “measure it for me” Foley (R-FL) for sending lewd messages to minors on the internet. The decision on whether to bring charges is said to be a month away and will depend on the testimony of the former congressional pages who ...

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Florida Town Sacks Pre-Op TG Manager

Largo, Florida, population 76,000, a Gulf Coast town near St.Petersburg, has decided to fire their city manager rather than allow him to transition to a woman. Steve Stanton, 48 and a married father of one, appeared before 500 people at a town meeting listening to residents like Pastor Ron Saunders say, ”If Jesus was here tonight, I can guarantee you ...

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Crist In Crisis

George Hamilton Tanning Classic winner and closet case, Florida Governor Charlie Crist (R), has been hit by a lawsuit claiming that while Florida’s attorney general, he ignored a ponzi scheme masterminded by boy-band guru Lou Pearlman (N’Sync, Backstreet Boys), which may have defauded investors of as much as $500 million. Crist is alleged to have accepted campaign contributions and jet ...

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HomoQuotable – Charlie Crist

“I think that the people care about issues like insurance premiums. They care about property taxes. They care about public safety, and I think it’s important that not only those of us in government, but the party focus on those issues, too.” – Closeted Florida Governor Charlie Crist, saying that the Republican Party shouldn’t pursue a statewide ban on gay ...

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Florida To Consider Gay Rights Law

Florida lawmakers have been presented with a bill that would outlaw anti-gay discrimination in employment, housing, and public accomodations. Two legislators from liberal oasis Boca Raton, working at the behest of the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council, introduced the bill to the state Senate and House of Representatives. As regular readers know, I am from Florida, where like most ...

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Florida Calls Bluff

Of interest to those with homes or family in Florida, the Florida Senate has voted to ban insurance companies from “cherry picking” which coverage they will offer in the state. Some insurance companies have been retreating from offering home owner’s insurance in Florida ever since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, but they continue to sell auto and life insurance. (My mother ...

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