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Jason Collins to Receive Honor at LA Gay and Lesbian Center 42nd Anniversary Gala

By |2018-06-22T16:45:57+00:00October 31st, 2013|Celebrities/Entertainment, Florida Gay Blog, Gay news|

Jason Collins, who came out as a gay man last April after playing 12 seasons for the NBA. He will be the recipient of one of the first Vanguard Awards at the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center’s 42nd Anniversary Gala on November 2. People see this as a good choice as Collins is truly a pioneer [...]

Benefits for Gay Spouses of Military Members

By |2018-06-22T16:45:57+00:00October 22nd, 2013|Florida Gay Blog, Gay Ft. Lauderdale, Gay news|

In response to the Supreme Court decision that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, the Defense Department announced its plans last August of offering benefits to same-sex spouses of military personnel and other employees. In a memo released by the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Department of Defense remains committed to ensuring [...]