Andy Sweet : Images of 1970’s Miami Beach

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In the 1970’s photographer Andy Sweet was obsessed with capturing images of the elderly Jewish population of Miami Beach who resided mainly in small hotels and apartment buildings on Ocean Drive.  His work so perfectly captured the essence of this colorful and vibrant community who had retired here in the ‘sunshine State’ after living their … Continue reading

Barbie & Ken ….and his boyfriend …..living it up in style.

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queerguru first came across photographer David Parise’s work one Sunday afternoon at Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road Collectables Market a couple of years ago, and instantly fell in love with his whole series of vintage Barbie & Ken pictures.  In fact ‘Boys at Sunset’ above is the first one we purchased that day. Parise had been living in … Continue reading

Celebrate Thanksgiving by partying on South Beach with ‘the boys’

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With Miami’s traditional fabulous White Party canceled this year as a result of the effects of the Lockdown, the city is about to have a new queer festival to celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend.  It’s called URGE and will be a massive three-night, four-day spectacular featuring a list of the world’s most famous circuit DJs and performers … Continue reading

Come to The National Task Force’s annual WINTER PARTY on Miami Beach and ‘Please Say GAY!’

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  If you really need an excuse to escape this very harsh winter weather (as if) then there can be no better destination than The Winter Party in Miami Beach. This Festival is an annual, week-long celebration of music, dance, and community, produced by the National LGBTQ Task Force to raise critical funds for the … Continue reading

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