Chechen police ‘kidnap and torture gay men’ – LGBT activists

Gay men are fleeing brutal persecution in Chechnya, where police are holding more than 100 people and torturing some of them in an anti-gay crackdown, Russian activists say. Natalia Poplevskaya of the Russian LGBT Network said “we are working to evacuate people”. A government spokesman called the reports “lies” and said homosexual people “simply don’t […]

Broward County Updates and Reaffirms its Domestic Partnership Ordinance

Broward County, FL – Tuesday, October 13 2015 The Broward County Commission updated its domestic partnership ordinance Tuesday, adding new protections and ensuring that partnerships registered elsewhere will be recognized in Broward County. “Today’s vote is an affirmation of the enduring value of domestic partnership policies and ensures that thousands of unmarried, committed couples in […]

The Pride Center Expands Services for South Florida LGBT Families with New Playground

Community-supported Initiative to be First-of-its-kind Children’s Play Area on a United States LGBT Campus FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (September 8, 2015) – The Pride Center at Equality Park in Wilton Manors will be building a playground to accommodate the growing need for a safe play area that provides social support, mentoring and educational and creative development […]