When’s the last time you’ve had a conversation with like-minded people about all things rainbow? This is a monthly group dedicated to LGBTQPIA+ community members sharing stories, thoughts and ideas with others, online. The group is guided by counselors and meant to be a safe space for discussion. -AB Photo via Pxhere.
Gecko Ball is back with all the same flavor, just no appetizers this year. For the first year back since COVID-19’s 2020 setback, Gulfport’s Gecko World costume party is throwing a reception worth dressing up for. The theme is “Bandstand,” so go all out, Gulfportians. Photo by Larry Busby.
Say graceful goodbyes to St. Pete’s first Pridefest with a waterfront picnic in North Straub Park, finished with a dramatic firework show over the bay. Live music and drink sales will hold you over into the grand finale. Rainbow gear heavily encouraged. -AB Photo by Laura Mulrooney.
One more Pride celebration at Gulfport’s gayest watering hole, Salty’s. Rock out to girl group rock by The Cheaters and cheers to Pride month all night long. -AB Photo via Pxhere.
Scour the EDGE district’s participating spots for those giveaway rainbow flags. From 12 – 5 p.m., check out queer specials, giveaways, glitter face paint and specials on Pride items, some of which will benefit the Metro LGBTQ Center. For night owls, head to the Edge Collective Urban Marketplace after 5 p.m. for live music and […]
Punky’s invites queens, bingo champions, and everyone in between for a colorful celebration of queerness at your neighborhood gay bar. Enjoy 10 rounds of bingo and good eats every Tuesday, hosted by southern belle, Georgia Moore. All proceeds will go to a rotating good cause. -AB Photo via Punky’s Bar and Grill Facebook Page.
Dance on the street for this St. Pete Beach celebration of Pride. Corey Avenue will be overrun with colorful vendors, live music, belly dancers, and a drag performance by Stephanie Shippae. Say hello to St. Pete Beach Mayor Al Johnson on your way out, and don’t forget the rainbow attire. -AB Photo via Pxhere.
Five years ago, Pulse Nightclub in Orlando was the center of a tragic event that greatly affected the LGBTQ community. On Saturday, St. Pete is honoring the memory of those lost with a memorial on Treasure Island Beach. Come out and honor those lost by paddling on flotation devices into the sea. Bring ocean-friendly flowers […]
Let brunch and drag queens transform your Saturday at the Red Mesa Cantina. Be dazzled by a star-studded cast, Hosted by Brianna Summers in the stunning La Florida Ballroom. Mimosas, avocado toast and lipstick, go crazy. -AB Photo via Pxhere.
Pride is going to be a bit different in post-pandemic world, but at least the colors haven’t changed. Get your rainbow lights ready, St. Pete. Show your true fabulous colors by lighting up your home or business with the colors of Pride on the 1st of June. Follow the Facebook link to let the community […]
ReadOut is celebrating “butches” of the literary world in this virtual discussion between authors Rand Hall, Merril Mushroom, Jean Zeeb and participants. Register for a meet and greet through the screen and a live discussion. -AB Photo via Pxhere.
Update 5/27/21, 12 p.m.: A previous version of this post used the wrong event schedule. The Gabber apologizes for the error. Get your rainbow on, Gulfport. For the first time, Gulfport will debut it’s own Pride event, speckling the city, and namely Beach Boulevard South, with LGBTQ spirit. Here’s a full list of the festivities, […]