Fort Lauderdale embraces LGBT visitors

Now that same sex marriage is legal in Florida, the Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB is holding a  mass wedding for 100 couples  -- both LGBT and straight -- on Feb. 5. FORT LAUDERDALE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU PHOTOEd Sparan freely admits he makes many people cry when they tour through the area’s groundbreaking new museum dedicated to chronicling the AIDs story.

But he insists his intent is really to educate about this pandemic, which has claimed 39-million lives.

The World AIDs Museum — the very first of its kind in the world — had its grand opening at the beginning of December in Wilton Manors, a small “Island City” just north of here.

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