writers

Photo credit Andy Armano
Photo credit Andy Armano

Andy Armano

Contributing Writer & Photographer

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Photo Courtesy of Broward County Clerk of Courts

Brenda D. Foreman

Contributing Writer, Broward County Clerk of Courts

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Photo Courtesy of Denny Patterson

Denny Patterson

Senior Lifestyle Writer

Denny Patterson is an award-winning entertainment and lifestyle journalist based in Granite City, Illinois. Joining the OutClique team in 2017, he has had the pleasure of interviewing national and local celebrities, as well as highlighting South Florida hotspots. In addition to OutClique, Denny is also the primary celebrity interviewer for Colorado’s OUT FRONT Magazine where he has featured LGBTQ icons and allys including John Waters, Oliva-Newton John, Todrick Hall, Ross Mathews, Margaret Cho, Coco Peru, Melissa Etheridge and Nico Tortorella. Outside of journalism, Denny works for Ancestry.com as a digitization specialist, and is involved with local politics where he serves as a precinct committeeman and the secretary of his county’s young democrats organization. 

Eric Noel Roman

Contributing Writer

Eric Noel Roman DJ, obstacle racer, motivational writer from North Miami Beach, living life one day at a time, and making a difference one person at a time.

Photo Courtesy of Gregg Shapiro
Photo Courtesy of Gregg Shapiro

Gregg Shapiro

Senior Entertainment Writer

Gregg Shapiro is the author of seven books including the 2019 chapbooks, Sunshine State (NightBallet Press) and More Poems About Buildings and Food (Souvenir Spoon Books), as well as the forthcoming expanded reissue of his short story collection How to Whistle (Rattling Good Yarns Press). An entertainment journalist, whose interviews and reviews run in a variety of regional LGBTQ+ and mainstream publications and websites, Shapiro lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his husband Rick and their dog Coco.

Jimmy Rodgers

Contributing Writer

Jimmy is a Holistic Health Coach who received his training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City and is also board certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.  He provides continual support in the areas of Food, Nutrition, and Lifestyle to locate the balance needed to achieve personal health and wellness goals. SuperJWellness@gmail.com  954.478.5266  SuperJWellness.com

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John M. Hayden

Contributing Writer

A career entertainment journalist, John has interviewed more than 1,000 of the biggest stars in television, movies, and music. They include Rob Lowe, Kelly Clarkson, Robert Downey, Jr, Chris Evans, and even Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, though not at the same time. John’s known for putting celebrities at ease and asking insightful questions that bring out unique perspectives from Hollywood’s brightest stars. He’s covered everything from American Idol finals to red carpet premieres, and even watched a movie with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

John’s worked in television, online, and print. He is the Managing Editor of Critics Cocktail, which mixes two of his favorite things: entertainment and alcohol. As a contributor to OutClique, John engages with our local celebrities, the people who make our community thrive, as well as the stars that swing by light up our local entertainment scene.

Photo Courtesy of Marty Kiar’s office
Photo Courtesy of Marty Kiar’s office

Marty Kiar

Contributing Writer, CFA & Broward County Property Appraiser

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Photo credit R.J. Hartbeck

Phillip Dunlap

Contributing Writer, Director at Broward Cultural Division

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Photo Courtesy of Patrick Rogers

Rev. Patrick Rogers, MDiv.

Contributing Writer, Senior Pastor & Commuinty Activist at United Church of Christ Fort Lauderdale

Rev. Patrick Rogers is a Community Activist and the Senior Pastor at United Church of Christ Fort Lauderdale www.UCCFTL.org

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Rodney Davis

Contributing Writer, CEO at BBB Serving Southeast Florida & the Caribbean

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Photo Courtesy of Latinos Salud

Stephen Fallon, PhD (Latinos Salud)

Contributing Writer, Executive Director at Latinos Salud

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Steven O. Evans, PhD

OutClique Magazine, Publisher & Editor in Chief