Tag Archives: Pride

The Point, Jan. 24, 2023: WUFT Special Report: Behind the bet

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • WUFT News Special Report: Behind the bet: Stories of illegal sports betting on the University of Florida’s campus. “For this three-part series, Alexis Ashby of WUFT News talked with betters, bookies and …

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LGBT app gives queer-friendly businesses a national platform

Finding relevant and accurate information on where queer people can hang out is difficult. The Pride App was created as a way for individuals to find businesses that are either gay-owned or operated or gay-friendly. Jonathon Pritchard, of Wildwood, is the creator of the Pride App, and he said he created the app to support LGBT and ally-backed businesses of all sizes. The app provides a platform where smaller businesses can be seen. 

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Voter guide: Gainesville’s 2022 election races

The contentious Gainesville mayoral race has generated over $100,000 in total campaign contributions; Bielarski has fundraised more than $58,000, while Ward has collected more than $63,000. Ward, currently in his second term as a Gainesville City Commissioner, voted in January to fire Bielarski as general manager of Gainesville Regional Utilities. …

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University of Florida bans protests in on-campus buildings as Sasse awaits presidential appointment

GAINESVILLE, Fla – Protestors will not be allowed inside University of Florida buildings after more than 300 students disrupted a meeting with sole presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse during his first on-campus appearance earlier this month.  The two-decade-old regulation will be upheld for the first time in recent years, …

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