Friday, April 11, 2008

FLORIDA DIGEST April 11, 2008

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It's All About Pride this weekend! Join Mark's List, 411 Magazine, ExpressNews and tens of thousands of people from all over Florida and the World forone of the largest annual Pride Festival's in the United States.

From GLCCSF - Ft. Lauderdale

-Gay Bingo - Saturday, April 12 - Matzo Bingo! 7:00 p.m.
join us for a night of fun and fundraising!- Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Comehungry the kitchens open!

-PrideFest 2008 - Come to the GLCC Booth, April 12 & 13
The weekend long event will be taking place in Holiday Park. There will belots of food, beverages, music and merchandise. Show your pride and visitus at Booth #608 & 609.

-The Broward County Health Department is collaborating with Levine &Partners, Inc., a producer of the Hepatitis A and B vaccine, to offer freevaccinations at Pride Fest on April 12 and 13 from 12 to 6 PM. Hepatitis Aand B are both preventable diseases. Hepatitis B disproportionately affectsgay and bisexual men. Please come by the Broward County Health Departmentbooths to begin the vaccine series. A list will be provided for thelocations where follow up vaccines can be done.

Go to the links for the following articles:

-'I should have gotten caught,' Fort Lauderdale mayoral candidate says
Mayoral candidate Cindi Hutchinson offered apologies for an ethics breachduring her first public political appearance since last week's imbroglioover her use of city of Fort Lauderdale resources to mail fundraisinginvitations.,0,1674290.story

Express Gay News
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-Your guide to the Pride in the Sun festival
Pride South Florida's Pride in the Sun festival, which will be held in FortLauderdale's Holiday Park on Saturday and Sunday, April 12 and 13, promisesto be one of the largest Pride celebrations on the East Coast, attractingthousands with dance tents, more than 250 vendors, Florida's largestdispla­y of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and nationally recognized entertainers.

-It's Cho time in Miami
Controversial comedian says she's a 'quatrasexual'
While many young gay Fresh off the Australian leg of her hilarious new tour,"Beautiful," the controversial comedienne gabs about her latest gig, why herheart belongs to homos, her passion for Perez Hilton and when she'sreturning to a TV near you - which may be a lot sooner than you think.

-Gay swim team may lose practice pool
Hammerheads coach says contract dispute 'reeks of discrimination'
SINCE 2004, THE HAMMERHEAD Aquatics swim team has been training in the poolat Sunrise Middle School in Fort Lauderdale. During that time, the team haswon two international gay and lesbian swim titles and its leader, JohnGrzeszczak, was named to coach the U.S. masters swim team at the FINA WorldMasters Championships in Perth, Australia.


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