You may have seen Lester leading the Gulfport Gecko Amalgamated Marching Band with a stuffed green gecko on her head. But did you know the St. Pete character is a working artist, college professor, and is currently curating and showing in an exhibit at the Catherine Hickman Theater?
Gulfport amalgamated marching band
Gulfport’s first official pride is back and rainbow as ever on the beach. Organizers and local lesbian icons halted festivities last year but in 2022, they are hoping for a colorful turn out on Gulfport’s Waterfront.