Issue 21.19: 20 Amazing Years

20 Amazing Years: On Watermark’s anniversary, founder Tom Dyer reflects on two transforming decades. Also: Local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events, and much, much more!

Watermark Issue 21.19// Sept. 11-24, 2014


On the Cover | Page 27:
Watermark founder and publisher Tom Dyer celebrates the 20th anniversary of Watermark by remembering each year, talking to those involved from the beginning and reflecting on the growth of Central Florida’s largest LGBT newspaper over the past two decades. Photo by MK Photography Studios’ Julie Milford and Kacia Platt

Page 8 | Orlando News
It’s a year of anniversaries, and the Headdress Ball is prepared to celebrate its 25th; Orange County couples can now register as domestic partners across the entire county thanks to a new expansion of services.

Page 10 | Tampa Bay News
AIDS Walk Tampa Bay celebrated its 11th year in a big way this year, by raising more than $220,000 Sept. 6; Metro Wellness and Community Centers plan its second annual ‘Wild’ Gala on Sept. 13.

Page 39 | 20 Amazing Years
From Watermark’s infancy, Todd Simmons and Ken Kundis contributed to the paper and helped build a foundation for the next two decades. Both contributors reflect on their time with the paper and the influence of its founder, Tom Dyer.

Pages 43-70 | Looking Back, The Full Collection
It’s here! Watermark is now 20 years old, and founder Tom Dyer has dug into our archives to offer a full history of the newspaper from its inception in 1994 to present. We’ve come a long way in a short two decades!



This issue was distributed with the Come Out With Pride 2014 program!




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