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Local Life: ‘Living Proud’ Bruce Blackwell and Brandy Wight still celebrate Valentine’s Day after 47 years
By Wesley Rodriguez on February 14th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 6:17 pm
Bruce Blackwell and Brandy Wight have been together for 46 years and say that they are proud to be gay. Blackwell, 71, and Wight, 97, met in 1966 and got legally married in September 2004 in their hometown of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. WUFT News photographer Wesley Rodriguez followed the couple on Valentine’s Day 2012.
By Ashlyn Robinson and Sanika Dange on September 19th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:08 pm
With the November election coming up, some dissatisfied African American religious leaders have told their congregations not to vote. Others, however, draw the line there.
By Nickelle Smith on August 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:31 pm
Supporters and opponents of gay marriage continue to contemplate whether or not to buy that next order of waffle fries from Chick-fil-A. After the company’s president gave his opinion on the controversial social issue, people began to question if their [...]
By Kelsey Peck on June 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 10:54 am
New York became the 6th state and the largest state to allow same-sex couples to marry. WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck spoke to Gainesville Community Alliance’s President Joseph Antonelli about his reaction and what this means for the rest of the nation [...]