Serving Broward & Palm Beach Counties

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SAGE of South Florida is deeply saddened by the horrific massacre of our brothers and sisters in Orlando.
Orlando Massacre

The VICTIMS of the massacre at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando are:
Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years old
Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old
Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years old
Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years old
Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years old
Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 years old
Luis S. Vielma, 22 years old
Kimberly Morris, 37 years old
Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 years old
Darryl Roman Burt II, 29 years old
Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32 years old
Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21 years old
Anthony Luis Laureano Disla, 25 years old
Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, 35 years old
Franky Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez, 50 years old
Amanda Alvear, 25 years old
Martin Benitez Torres, 33 years old
Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon, 37 years old
Mercedez Marisol Flores, 26 years old
Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado, 35 years old
Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez, 25 years old
Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez, 31 years old
Oscar A Aracena-Montero, 26 years old
Enrique L. Rios, Jr., 25 years old
Miguel Angel Honorato, 30 years old
Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez, 25 years old
Javier Jorge-Reyes, 40 years old
Joel Rayon Paniagua, 32 years old
Jason Benjamin Josaphat, 19 years old
Christopher Leinonen, 32 years old
Shane Evan Tomlinson, 33 years old
Juan P. Rivera Valazquez, 37 years old
Luis Daniel Conde, 39 years old
Cory James Connell, 21 years old
Juan Chevez-Martinez, 25 years old
Jerald Arthur Wright, 31 years old
Leroy Valentin Fernandez, 25 years old
Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25 years old
Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega, 24 years old
Jean C. Nives Rodriguez, 27 years old
Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33 years old
Brenda Lee Marquez McCool, 49 years old
Yilmary Rodriquez Solivan, 24 years old
Frank Hernandez, 27 years old
Paul Terrell Henry, 41 years old
Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz, 24 years old
Akyra Monet Murray, 18 years old
Antonio Davon Brown, 29 years old
Angel Luis Candelario-Padro, 28 years old
The death toll – 49; another 53 people were injured by the shooting.

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Numerous Funds have been set up to assist the families of victims and those impacted by this horrific massacre. They include:
Equality Florida
GLBT Community Center of Central Florida and
Our Fund

SAGE Mission Statement

SAGE (Senior Action in a Gay Environment) of South Florida is a nonprofit organization that enriches the lives of the LGBT senior community through membership inclusive of age, gender, race, nationality and religion. We accomplish this by sponsoring social alternatives providing personal interaction, offering educational opportunities to deal with the special needs of aging, and promoting contact with the isolated and homebound persons of our community. SAGE is also an advocate for the concerns and needs of the senior LGBT community at large, providing referral information to community resources and promoting inter-generational communication in the LGBT community.

We accomplish our Mission by providing:
  • Educational Programs of Interest
  • Social Events and Activities
  • Contact with the Homebound and Isolated
SAGE was founded in 1994 as a Florida “not for profit” corporation.
(federal tax-exempt status – 501(c)3 – allows for tax-deductible donations
as permitted by law and IRS regulations)