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For Lesbian Visibility Week, we're uplifting local organizations who celebrate it.

- Kim Swan, Editor


It’s Lesbian Visibility Week. These Local Orgs Uplift the ‘L’ Year-Round

By Nicole Stodard

April 22–28 is Lesbian Visibility Week: a celebration of queer women’s achievements and a call to action.

Lesbians have remained perennially underrepresented and underserved, but this holiday and increased lesbian-focused programming in South Florida suggest progress. 

Lesbian Thespians, a community group led by Artistic Director Carol Wartenberg, has garnered a significant following with its eclectic programming, including notable plays, story slams, concerts, and tea dances. Catch their next production, “The Boxes We Keep,” in July. 

There’s also Ronnie Larsen’s Women of Wilton (WOW), which launched in August 2023 with a critically acclaimed run of the landmark lesbian work, “Last Summer at Bluefish Cove.” Recently, WOW produced Bayla Travis’ comedic fantasy, “The Dyke and the Porn Star.” 

Look for a possible revival this June. Enhancing its history of diverse LGBTQ+ programming, Island City Stage is presenting “Pulp,” a play with music inspired by 1950s lesbian novels and old Hollywood style. It runs through May 5. For tickets, visit or call 954-928-9800.


Arraignment Date Set for Craig Jungwirth

An arraignment date has been set for Craig Jungwirth on a misdemeanor stalking charge. He is set to be in a Fort Lauderdale courtroom on May 13 at 1:30 p.m.

The Well – Food Porn to Make Your Mouth Water

The Well’s menu is nothing, if not, expansive. There are a variety of appetizers. I, of course, had to try the signature Canadian dish, poutine. The Well Poutine is $12 and is enough for a meal or for a table of four hungry bears to share.


‘Pulp,’ ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ & ‘Hamilton’ - Theater ‘Seen’

Patricia Kane’s “Pulp” is both an homage to and a parody of film noir, lesbian pulp novel, and tough-dame movies. She captures the genre perfectly and 1950s period score, by Amy Warren and Andre Pluess with lyrics Kane, only adds to the campiness of the evening.

Weekly Events

TODAY:  Sip & Paint Pottery Painting

Get ready to unleash your inner artist while sipping on your favorite drink and painting beautiful pottery in Oakland Park.

SAT: Yoga & Sound Healing

Wind down on a beautiful Saturday evening with yoga and sound healing at 6 p.m.

SUN: Drag Brunch

Get ready for a fabulous Sunday Drag Brunch, where you'll enjoy mouthwatering food, bottomless mimosas, and jaw-dropping performances.

Four days only, May 3-6. Exclusive Male Boudoir Shoots with Renowned Photographer Tommy Bagwell.

Job Opportunities

Part-time Accounts Payable Clerk -- Fort Lauderdale

Kelley|Uustal is searching for a Part-time Accounts Payable Clerk who will create and enter new vendors in QuickBooks, enter new operating and costs-related invoices into QuickBooks and Filevine case management software, and more. $17-20/hr. 

Front Desk Staff -- Wilton Manors

Barton and Miller Cleaners is hiring a Front Desk Clerk. Responsibilities involve upholding exceptional customer service aligned with company standards, facilitating sales, managing cash registers (POS), loss prevention strategies, and ensuring adherence to all company policies and norms. Full-time, $13-16/hr.

Friday's Furry Friend

Handsome Cooper (ID 678823) doesn’t understand why he is at the Humane Society of Broward County. This polka dot fellow is 6 years old and lived with his owner for the past 1 ½ years. They had a baby and now don’t have the time or resources to devote to Cooper, so he needs to find another family to love. Could you be the one for him? Cooper is good with small dogs but will chase cats and iguanas that are in the yard. He is very friendly and has a lot of energy, so an active family will be best for him. Thanks to the 2024 VCA Walk for the Animals committee, they have kindly paid for Cooper's adoption fee.

Photo of the Week

ArtsUnited Presents "Jazz Under the Stars with Karina Iglesias" as part of their Performing Arts Series "Celebrating Diversity."

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