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Trending in Tampa Bay

Trending in Tampa Bay

By Matthew Wexler | Mar 13
Florida's Gulf Coast is brimming with possibilities for LGBTQ travelers looking for sunshine, serious eats, and a packed event calendar for every interest.

Season of Pride in The Palm Beaches, FL

Season of Pride in The Palm Beaches, FL

Mar 9
The Palm Beaches offer something to suit the tastes of every traveler.

Politically Important Florida Gets A Pass on Drilling Plan

By Gary Fineout and Matthew Daly | Jan 11
The Trump administration says it will not allow oil drilling off the coast of Florida, abruptly reversing course under pressure from Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

Florida Rep. Proposes LGBT Discrimination Law

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 30
A Florida state representative is trying to introduce a law that would allow for businesses to discriminate against LGBT people.

St. Pete: A Florida City That Outshines Them All

By Kelsy Chauvin | Sep 4
Beaming sunshine, cultural attractions and LGBT-friendly nightlife make St. Petersburg a casual, welcoming getaway any time of year.

Another Florida City To Consider Conversion Therapy Ban

By Tucker Berardi | Aug 19
Oakland Park is poised to be the next South Florida city to ban the practice of conversion therapy on minors, with the City Commission agreeing to take up the discussion on whether or not to pursue the issue as an ordinance on September 6.

Florida Tourism Keeps Growing Thanks to American Visitors

Aug 15
The number of tourists visiting Florida continues to grow. Gov. Rick Scott announced that an estimated 60.7 million tourists came to the state during the first six months of the year.

Organizers Cancel Florida Gay Festival Over Scheduling Controversy

By J. W. Arnold | Aug 12
Organizers of the two-year-old Gay8 celebration on Miami's Calle Ocho on Tuesday cancelled the 2018 festival after city officials granted a permit to a competing event planned for the same date in January.

Stonewall Festival Recalls Struggle for Civil Rights

By John McDonald | Jun 25
In a country where gays can marry and serve in the military in many places there remains a pressure to stay in the closet as companies and even states offer little to no protections.

Pride in Polk: Conservative Area PrideFest Hopes to Change Hearts and Minds

By Denise Royal | Jun 12
It's Pride Time in Polk County, with a full weekend of events planned from June 14 to June 17. The third annual gathering is happening in Lakeland, Florida, about 215 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale.

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