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Queer Up South Florida

South Florida Gay News cover story: Sexy Show Dominates Hunters Nightclub

South Florida Gay News, one of South Florida’s most important LGBTQ+ news sources, reports on this exciting recurring event. Sensually aerobatic and sexually athletic, the performers of AirOtic amaze audiences. The show is an intimate celebration of the body and companionship developed by Stephane Haffner and his husband Kyle Kier.  In an interview with SFGN Kier said, “The costumes, the choreography, the music is all very tongue in cheek, it’s super camp but also with a sensual undertone. It’s like 50 Shades of Grey meets Cirque du Soleil. Everything is done with class. It’s all about sensuality, physique, and the circus art that is behind it. Like the Crazy Horse in Paris, France. That kind of style with a modern twist.”  Find out more about this amazing show by picking up a copy of South Florida Gay News, on stands today.

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Queer Up Entertainment

(VIDEO) The Future of Video Games Is Queer, Just Ask Jinkx Monsoon

When you play a video game, you are quite literally inserting yourself into a character and exploring the world through their eyes. For many young LGBTQ+ folks, games are one of the first opportunities we have to openly play around with gender and sexuality in a way we might not be able to in real life. That includes RuPaul’s Drag Race royalty Jinkx Monsoon. In an interview with PRIDE, Monsoon said, “I’ve been playing video games as far back as I can remember. It really became my favorite escape away from the heteronormative world that I lived in. I was never big into sports, surprise, surprise.”

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Queer Up Entertainment

(VIDEO) An emotional RuPaul discovers his family history of bondage and freedom

Drag icon RuPaul makes an emotional discovery about his family history in a new video from the PBS series Finding Your Roots. RuPaul, 60, met with host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to discuss three members of his family, traced to RuPaul via genealogy and DNA testing. This anecdote dates to 1804, in which a white slave owner freed RuPaul’s great, great, grandmother Nanette and her brother Andre from slavery. Said plantation owner, a man called Jacques Fontenette also refused to free Nanette and Andre’s mother, referred to as Negro Julie, from slavery.

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Queer Up Gay Culture

(VIDEO) LGBTQ art shows are lighting up museums from Boston to Berlin

As a cautious world continues to reopen and a sense of normalcy begins to return to its art museums, a lively summer lineup of no-holds-barred exhibitions by and about queer artists is helping ensure that the imbalances exposed by the pandemic remain center stage, and that the urgency surrounding them isn’t lost. Highlighting themes such as activism, racism, ageism, ableism, innovation and intimacy, these shows help envision a future informed by past progress, but still mindful of present challenges and unafraid to keep evolving.

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Queer Up Gay Culture

(VIDEO) Watch this teenager fail miserably when he tries to rip a Pride flag off a woman’s garage

An Arizona youth tried and failed to rip a Pride flag off a woman’s garage. After a video of the teen’s sub-par vandalism was posted on TikTok, he’s become the laughingstock of the internet with his bumbling attempt at a hate crime. Shared by user @leftovergains, the video shows the young man trying to rip the large rainbow flag off the garage, but he wasn’t strong enough to accomplish his dastardly deed. After jumping and yanking and pulling on the flag, he eventually gives up in frustration and runs off. The teen, who was wearing a pink bandana around his head, has not been identified. The user included the hashtag #ohnowyouwannawearamask with the video.

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Queer Up Entertainment

(VIDEO) A gay Pride and Prejudice film set on Fire Island is coming soon

Bowen Yang and Joel Kim Booster are set to start filming their modern day, gay film adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice. Variety reported that Fire Island will follow the adventures of two best friends (Yang and Booster) who are on vacation at the gay hot spot – which is located off the shore of Long Island – “with the help of cheap rosé and a cadre of eclectic friends”. Yang, who joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2019, shared his excitement and, of course, a joke about the project on Instagram. He posted a picture of the headline from Variety which boasts that he and Booster will “top” the film. Bowen Yang wrote on Instagram “I’m going to WHAT??” along with the thinking face emoji.

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Queer Up Entertainment

(VIDEO) New Netflix Doc “Pray Away” Exposes the Sham of Conversion Therapy

A new Netflix documentary executive produced by Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum will chronicle conversion therapy’s deadly history in the United States. Pray Away, which premieres on August 3, is directed by Kristine Stolakis and tells the story of Exodus International, an infamous ex-gay organization that was founded in 1976 and shut down in 2013 when its then-president, Alan Chambers, apologized for the “pain and hurt” conversion therapy had caused. In an official description of the film, Netflix rightly describes Exodus as the “largest and most controversial conversion therapy organization in the world.”

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Queer Up Sports

(VIDEO) Record Number of LGBTQ Athletes Set to Compete at the Tokyo Olympics

More than 120 out lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and nonbinary athletes will compete in the Tokyo Olympics, making this year’s Games the most inclusive in history, according to a new report compiled by news outlet Outsports. The website—whose list includes athletes that have come out to the media or are out on social media sites—has so far counted 121 out LGBTQ athletes who are set to travel to Japan for the Olympics, which begin on July 23. That’s a significant increase from the 56 out LGBTQ athletes Outsports counted at the 2016 Rio Games, and the 23 out Olympians in the 2012 Summer Games.

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Queer Up South Florida

(VIDEO) Amazon Alexa Reports Florida LGBTQ+ Websites Attract Some Of The Greatest Web Traffic In The World.  Here Are 2021’s Top 33

Amazon Alexa Reports Florida LGBTQ+ Websites Attract Some Of The Greatest Web Traffic In The World.  Here Are 2021’s Top 33.

Website Traffic Is The Greatest Measure Of Information In 2021 And How We Consume It. Amazon Alexa Is A Gold Standard That Measures The Amount Of Traffic, Or People That Are Visiting Websites. And Amazon Alexa Is Reporting On More Than 1 Billion World Wide Websites. It Comes As No Surprise That Google For Example Is #1 In The World. But On July 1 Amazon Alexa Reported Year To Date Results Of Many Business Categories Including LGBTQ+. The Results Were Surprising. To Be An LGBTQ+ Business In The Top 8 Million Of All Websites On This Planet Is An Amazing Achievement. Amazon Alexa Reported That Florida LGBTQ+ Websites Had 33 Brands That Achieved This Incredible Distinction.This Traffic Report Is Where Our Community Is Going On-Line And How We Are Consuming Information. Here Are The Results Of The First Half Of 2021 Of Florida’s Top 33 LGBTQ+ Websites In The World.

#33 To #30 Included The Gathering Hotel And Twist Nightclub In Miami Beach, Sawmill Camping Resort, America’s Top LGBTQ+ Campground, And Ft Lauderdale’s Non Profit Service Provider Poverello.

#29 To #25 Included Popular Wilton Manors Nightclubs The Pub And Hunter’s, Major Orlando LGBTQ+ National Party, One Magical Weekend And Both South Florida Business Organizations The Miami Dade Gay And Lesbian Chamber Of Commerce And The Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay Chamber Of Commerce.

#24 To #20 Featured Pride Fort Lauderdale, Miami’s Wire Magazine, Our Home Here At The Sunshine Cathedral, The Mega Wilton Manors Nightclub The Manor Complex, And South Florida’s Outshine Film Festival.

Now We Move Into The Major Websites For Florida’s LGBTQ Community Including The Iconic Gay Days Weekend, The World Famous Key West Guest House Island House, One Of America’s Largest LGBTQ+ Community Centers, Pride Center At Equality Park In Wilton Manors, The Major LGBTQ+ Political Advocacy Organizaton Save, And Wilton Manors Lifestyle Magazine OutClique.

Just Outside The Top 10 Most Popular LGBTQ+ Websites In Florida Included Tampa Pride, The Hetero Friendly Hotel Axel South Beach, Another Pride Event Presented By Compass And Palm Beach Beach Pride; And One Of America’s Most Important Political Advocacy Organizations, The National Task Force Based In South Florida.

Amazon Alexa Makes Special Note Of The Top 10 LGBTQ+ Websites In Florida In 2021 As Reported On July 1.

#10 Equality Florida. The Largest State Equality And Advocacy Organization In The Nation Is An Iconic Name For LGBTQ+ Civil Rights.

#9 Hotspots Magazine. Hot Spots Is Our Sister LGBTQ+ Media Partner And Is Celebrating 35 Years Of The LGBTQ+ Experience. They Will Present Bears In Lauderdale Over Labor Day Weekend.

#8 St Pete Pride. The Largest Pride Event In The Southeast Is An Iconic Parade And Festival.

#7 Care Resource. One Of The Nation’s Best LGBTQ+ Health Service Providers Is Also Based In Miami Dade County Serving All Of South Florida.

#6 Miami Beach Pride. The Iconic South Beach Parade And Festival Returns In September And Is Florida’s Highest Traffic Pride Website.

Amazon Alexa Website Traffic Rankings Move Into An Entire New Level For The Top 5 LGBTQ+ Websites In Florida. Now They Not Only Have Top Global Rankings, But The Gold Standard Of Usa Rankings. Congratulations To This Amazing List Of The Top 5 LGBTQ+ Websites In Florida.

#5 South Florida Gay News. The News Voice Of South Florida Is One Of The Nation’s Most Recognized LGBTQ+ News Sources Based In Wilton Manors.

#4 Watermark. The News Voice Of Central Florida Is Also One Of The Nation’s Most Recognized LGBTQ+ News Sources And Is Based In Orlando.

While Technically Not LGBTQ+ Websites, Our Next Two Winners For Amazon Alexa Deliver Content To The LGBTQ+ Community. Amazon Reporting Is For Their Entire Website Traffic.

#3 Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. The World’s Largest LGBTQ+ Destination Management Organization Has The Largest Number Of LGBTQ+ Visitors In The World Lead By Richard Gray, A 2020 Out 100 Recipient And The First Ever LGBTQ+ Tourism Representative To Be So Honored.

#2 Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Iconic LGBTQ+ Destination Of South Beach Is The Leader For LGBTQ+ Tourism Websites In Florida And One Of The Top In The World. Miami And The Beaches Is Lead By Dan Rios, One Of America’s Most Recognized LGBTQ+ Tourism Experts.

And It Likely Will Come As No Surprise That Amazon Alexa Reports That More LGBTQ+ Are Visiting This Website Than In Other In Florida. And By An Impressive Margin.

#1 Happening Out Television Network. Representing Queer News Tonight And It’s Happening Out, The Traffic Volumn On The Website Is Not Only #1 In LGBTQ+ Florida But Also In Top Top 17,000 Of All Website Traffic In The World. Out Of 1 Billion Websites. Queer News Tonight Is A Daily Live LGBTQ+ News Show That Regularly Attracts More Than 20,000 Daily Viewers On Social Media, And It’s Happening Out Is A Weekly LGBTQ+ Talk Show Like The View That Regularly Has More Than 50,000 Viewers On Youtube Tv Alone.

At Queer News Tonight We Constantly Discuss The Value Of Community In The LGBTQ+ World. And That Representation Matters. These Amazon Alexa Top 33 Represent Outstanding Presence In LGBTQ+ Florida And To The Entire World. Everyone At Happening Out Television Network Congratulates This Impressive List Of Voices In The LGBTQ+ Community.

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Queer Up Gay Culture

(VIDEO) Richard Branson Takes Pride flag with him to the edge of space To Honor Pulse and LGBTQ+ Community

British billionaire Sir Richard Branson took a Pride flag into space after being asked to do so by someone who lost a loved one at the 2016 Pulse massacre. His Virgin Galactic sent its space plane into sub-orbital flight Sunday. Branson revealed he had chosen to take a few select items with him into space – family photos and a rainbow flag. Queer News Tonight reports he said that the LGBTQ+ flag was meant to remember the victims of the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting. Branson said yesterday “Somebody who lost a loved one at the Orlando massacre asked if I would do that. We also have many, many friends who are gay and I know people who lost friends there.