Celebrating Pride: Unsung hero was there for HIV and AIDS patients when others weren’t
Some of the darkest days for the LGBT community also became a wake-up call in the battle against HIV, AIDS and equal rights, Joan Schaeffe recalls.
Celebrating Pride: Jazz Jennings and family put human face on trans children
From age 3, Jazz Jennings, born a boy, identified as a girl. She and her family helped millions see a trans child growing up on TV.
Celebrating Pride: Miami attorney is a fierce warrior for equality
Elizabeth Schwartz is a Miami Beach native and attorney, and she’s been one of South Florida’s fiercest warriors for the LGBTQ community.
Pulse nightclub in Orlando to become national memorial
This week, Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the bill, H.R. 49, where it was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate, to establish the ‘National Pulse Memorial’.
Celebrating Pride: Couple helped change Florida adoption laws
Melanie and Vanessa Alenier say it was like fate intervened when they had an opportunity to adopt, but the cruel reality came when the same-sex couple found out it wasn't legal in Florida at the time.
4.9K Community Rainbow Run held in Miami Beach honors lives lost in Orlando nightclub massacre
The reason for the 4.9K instead of the traditional 5K is to honor the 49 people killed in the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub.
Celebrating Pride: Ruth Shack laid groundwork for anti-discrimination laws
It was way back in 1977 when Ruth Shack, then a Metro-Dade Commissioner, introduced and helped pass a measure to protect homosexuals from discrimination.
Progress Pride flag flies high in front of Hollywood City Hall
To mark the beginning of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, the city of Hollywood raised a modern version of the inclusive six-stripe rainbow flag that first flew at a parade in 1978 in San Francisco.
Celebrating Pride: Stories about South Florida’s fight for equality
June is Pride Month, and Local 10 News reporter Christian De La Rosa will be presenting a series of stories that recognize the contributions of South Floridians to the fight for LGBTQ equality.
Celebrating Pride: Pedro Zamora fought stigma on our TV screens
Local 10 News visits with the sister of Pedro Zamora whose public battle with HIV as a cast member on MTV’s “The Real World” brought awareness to the disease in the 1990s.