The latest news from SAVE


BREAKING: Trumpcare dead! (for now)

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In an incredible WIN for the LGBTQ community and ALL Americans, the U.S. House of Representatives has just abandoned its critical vote on the AHCA "Trumpcare" proposal. Trumpcare is effectively dead this year.

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Thank you for a successful AIDS Walk!

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Thanks to folks like you, we absolutely blew away our initial goal of $50,000 -- and then $60,000, and then $65,000 -- raised through Florida AIDS Walk to fund cutting edge programs like Prejudice Reduction Canvassing, GSA Startup Support, and Court Diversity.

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SAVE Action PAC Issues Pro-Equality Endorsements in Upcoming Elections in Miami Shores, Coral Gables, Bay Harbor Islands

Today, SAVE Action PAC is proud to make the following pro-equality endorsements in South Florida municipalities with upcoming elections during the month of April:

Miami Shores Village Council


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Re-elect

Mac
Glinn



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Liangy
Fernandez-Calli



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Sean
Brady


Miami Shores Election Day is Tuesday, April 18.

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Equality Update #5

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Equality Update is a NEW weekly email newsletter for supporters of SAVE and LGBTQ equality in Florida.

Week of March 12 - 18


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North Bay Village BANS conversion therapy!

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At the urging of SAVE, the North Bay Village Commission voted Tuesday night to PASS a ban on the abusive practice of so-called conversion therapy!

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Equality Update #4

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Week of March 5 - 11


There's just 9 days left to make your Florida AIDS Walk donation to SAVE -- which will be MATCHED 1:1 by AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

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GIVE NOW! >>>

 

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The SAVE Sentinels & Guardians' Society invite you to join us for:

Before Night Falls

An exclusive opera performance on March 24 with a special preview and cocktail gala THIS SATURDAY, March 11!

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BUY TICKETS HERE >>>

** TICKET PURCHASE INCLUDES ADMISSION TO MARCH 11 PREVIEW EVENT **

Based on the memoir of Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas, Before Night Falls follows Arenas’ life from childhood poverty in Cuba to his emigration to the United States in the Mariel boatlift and his last decade in New York City.

The opera follows his trials as a political prisoner disillusioned by the Revolution and persecuted by Castro as a dissident writer and homosexual, forced to smuggle his manuscripts abroad for publication.

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Join us tomorrow at O Cinema Wynwood for

Kiki

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It’s a larger-than-life world in which LGBTQ youths of color are empowered by staging elaborate dance competitions that showcase their dynamic choreography, fabulous costumes, and fierce attitude.

Heralded by the New York Times as "Exhilarating...a must see", this official selection of the Sundance Film Festival will undoubtedly enter the canon of important work of queer cinema.

 

BUY TICKETS >>>

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JOIN THE ACLU OF FLORIDA THIS SATURDAY:


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THE RESISTANCE TRAINING
An ACLU Town Hall

@ Watsco Center at the University of Miami
1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Doors open 3:30PM. Event begins 5PM.

RSVP HERE >>


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ARIANNA'S CENTER INVITES YOU TO TRANSSOCIAL SATURDAYS AT PRIDELINES:

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RSVP REQUIRED! PLEASE RSVP HERE >>>


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The Health Promotion and Care Lab at University of Miami is looking for HIV-negative gay and bisexual men between the ages of 18-35 to participate in a health and wellness study.

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You may receive up to $300 and free, individual, confidential counseling.

 

Call 305-243-3508 or fill out our quick online screener to learn more & see if you’re eligible. Click here >>>


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SAVE is proud to join Poverello the evening of Thursday, March 16 for Celebrity Lip Sync Battle -- a fundraiser for Florida AIDS Walk!

 

Watch SAVE Executive Director Tony Lima lip synch for his life and raise money for SAVE's Florida AIDS Walk team at the same time! There will be a $15 entry fee, and all of the tips each performer receives will go to their team.

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UPCOMING ACTIONS



SUPREME COURT PHONEBANK

Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 5pm - 8pm @ FIU
RSVP HERE >>

PREJUDICE REDUCTION CANVASS
Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 9am - 3pm @ FIU
RSVP HERE >>

SUPREME COURT PHONEBANK
Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 5pm - 8pm @ FIU
RSVP HERE >>

Questions? Email Campaign Manager Bren Pantilione at bren@save.lgbt


NEWS THIS WEEK


SAVE joins Awake the State protests on first day of state legislative session

 

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SAVE Public Education Manager Carla Peña and Campaign Manager Bren Pantilione spoke out on holding our state legislators accountable at rallies in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties this Tuesday. Watch Bren's speech here >>

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North Miami unveils LGBTQ sculpture honoring SAVE and other local equality icons

 

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“A rainbow” of residents and officials from across the county gathered Saturday in a North Miami park to witness the unveiling of a sculpture honoring the pioneers of Miami-Dade LGBTQ history... Click here for full coverage, including photos and videos of speeches, from The Miami Herald >>

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SAVE's Tony Lima to attend Rockwood Leadership Fellowship



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Congrats to SAVE Executive Director Tony Lima on being accepted into the Rockwood Leadership Fellowship! Over the next year, Tony will join social justice leaders from across the country to gain tools and skills to help change themselves, their communities, and the world.

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House GOP bill unraveling Obamacare will likely leave more Americans uninsured



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What's next for transgender teen Gavin Grimm's case the Supreme Court will not hear



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Judge Rebukes Miami-Dade County For Appeasing Trump On ‘Sanctuary City’ Crackdown

 


 

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Sentinels launch with Gay Vista Social Club

We are so proud to offer a new and exciting way for LGBTQ young professionals to give back to their community while elevating their social networking experiences in fun and exciting ways.

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Introducing the SAVE Sentinels!

SAVE is so proud to announce the founding of the SAVE Sentinels, a network for professionals to support SAVE's mission of promoting, protecting, and defending equality for the LGBTQ community in South Florida and beyond.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Free admission and cocktails at exclusive monthly happy hours
  • Discounts to SAVE's marquee annual events including Champions of Equality, the SAVE Halloween Ball, and the Luminary Awards
  • Invitations to exclusive programming for Sentinel & Guardian members: parties and mixers, cocktail receptions, volunteer opportunities, and networking events
  • Access to the Sentinels' Facebook group
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