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Holding 21-month-old son Lucas, Juan Del Hierro smiles as he speaks to the media about Thursday’s federal court ruling throwing out Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage. Hierro and his partner are among eight couples that are suing to be able to marry.

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    Thousands jammed Lummus Park in South Beach on Sunday for the 20th annual Winter Party, which benefits the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and LGBT nonprofits throughout South Florida.

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