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Florida LGBTQ history: Timucua two-spirits

Florida's LGBTQ history begins thousands of years before Europeans arrived. Before colonization, most Native American societies in North America had gender roles for people of a mixed or third gender – people known today as two-spirits. Among the earliest existing sources for two-spirits come from the Timucua people of North Florida, who first encountered Europeans in the 16th century. Read More

Jacksonville's hidden urban creeks - McCoys Creek

Wouldn’t it be great to explore the wilderness a stone’s throw from the center of one of the biggest cities in Florida? It’s possible, but you have to embrace a little adventure because there is currently not public space along this beautiful pocket of nature. In honor of June being Great Outdoors Month, Scott Gann of the Bold Cities Project shares the sights and scenes of McCoys Creek. Read More

Jacksonville's hidden urban creeks - Hogans Creek

Where can you find a manatee, shopping carts, tons of bridges, 1926 architecture, the smell of fresh coffee, and a dead alligator? What if I told you I found all of that in downtown Jacksonville a couple weeks ago? In honor of June being Great Outdoors Month, Scott Gann of the Bold Cities Project shares the sights and scenes of Hogans Creek. Read More

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