Tag Archives: Fort Lauderdale

Local Haters Have The Florida Super-Sadz

“In yet another incident of judicial corruption and lawlessness in South Florida over the last 18 days, today, Broward County Circuit Judge Dale Cohen overthrew Florida’s voter-approved Constitution and denied Floridians their fundamental voter rights. Millions of Americans died fighting in battlefields around the world to defend the constitutional rights Judge Cohen has denied Floridians todays. He has violated his …

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FORT LAUDERDALE: Convention Bureau Endorses Overturn of Marriage Ban

Via press release: The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced its unconditional support for the overturning of bans on same-sex marriage in Florida. Florida’s prohibition of same-sex marriages, including a ban on recognizing same-sex marriage performed in states where it is legal, may be repealed this year pending the outcome of two separate lawsuits currently before state …

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Fort Lauderdale Commission To Vote On Resolution Endorsing Same-Sex Marriage
UPDATE: Resolution Passes By 3-2 Vote

The vote is tonight. Via the Broward-Palm Beach New Times: A Fort Lauderdale measure asking commissioners to openly support marriage equality and gay rights is in danger of not having enough votes to pass Tuesday. The measure, sponsored by openly gay Commissioner Dean Trantalis, is nonbinding. However, it would speak loudly for city officials to openly support marriage equality — …

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Afternoon View – Gaysha Sushi

Directly across from Wilton Manors’ all-gay strip mall and next door to the popular bear bar is Gaysha Sushi, whose menu includes the Wilton Rainbow Roll.

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Morning View

There’s a small marina for jillionaires right across the drawbridge from Father Tony’s building.

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Afternoon View

From Father Tony’s balcony.

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Morning View – Fort Lauderdale Beach

I’m in Florida for the next couple of weeks for my annual holiday visit with friends and family.  I hear there’s a big snow storm about to hit New York City. What a pity.

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Quote Of The Day – Danita Kilcullen

“We must fight with all we have. We must put pressure on the House like has never been seen before. I’ll be damned if I will ever be forced to hire someone with orange hair, body/neck/face covered with tattoos, multiple piercings, or a man in a dress… or for that matter, a demonstrative effeminate male or purposeful butch-looking female. The …

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FLORIDA: World AIDS Museum Dedicated In Wilton Manors, Magic Johnson Attends

The dedication for the World AIDS Museum took place in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Wilton Manors yesterday. Father Tony Adams took the above photo and he sends us this email: I just went to the dedication of the fledgling World AIDS Museum in Wilton Manors. Magic Johnson was the special guest. He donated a jersey. He said that today …

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Press Release Of The Day

From the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau: It’s not the size of the city that matters, with Greater Fort Lauderdale’s Wilton Manors beating worldwide competition to be named “Gayborhood of the Year” in the 2013 ManAboutWorld Editors’ Choice Awards. At the same time, the destination was recently cited to be the city with the highest concentration of same-sex …

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Fort Lauderdale Tops Gay Couples Data

Via Huffington Post: Recently released data from the U.S. Census revealed which cities have the highest concentration of same-sex couple households in the country. The surprisingly frontrunner? Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where same-sex couples make up a whopping 2.8 percent of total households. The Florida beach town has long been a destination for the vacationing LGBT community and is home to …

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Afternoon View – Fort Lauderdale Beach

I’m back in town for a quick lunch with Father Tony before heading back to Gotham.  I never tire of his view.

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Afternoon View

This is one of the many entrances to the sprawling 1500-acre, 7200 unit condo complex west of Fort Lauderdale where I’m staying with my ex and his partner. The place is so huge that there are eleven separate condo associations.  The units are positively gigantic by NYC standards and they almost laughably inexpensive, also by NYC standards. A large percentage …

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Morning View – Eighth Fairway

I’ll be spending the rest of the week blogging from the Fort Lauderdale lanai of my ex and his partner, who live in a golf course condo complex just west of Wilton Manors.  Usually I stay with Father Tony over on the beach, but he’s busy with the papal conclave.  The weather is gorgeous, so suck it, snowquester.

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Afternoon View

Hurricane Sandy did a number on Fort Lauderdale Beach, which seems about half as wide as when I last saw it. I don’t recall that lifeguard stand being so close the water.

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Morning View – Fort Lauderdale Beach

I’m at Father Tony’s in Fort Lauderdale for the start of my usual holiday visit to Florida. It was about 30 degrees at LGA early this morning. Here, it’s 82 and muggy. Perfect.

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Lesbian Couple Wins $10M Florida Lottery

HUGE props to Fort Lauderdale’s Sun-Sentinel for their wording: A Coral Springs woman has claimed a $10 million lottery win — the largest haul of the year so far in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Tara Tuttle, 35, claimed the $10 million top prize in the Billion Dollar Blockbust Scratch-off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Tuttle (pictured with …

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