Starbucks has announced that it will most likely close all its Teavana stores by Spring of 2018, reports Veronica Brezina in the Tampa Bay Business
Founded through Facebook in April 2017, the North Pinellas LGBTQ & Friends group has developed quite a following. In a little over three months, the
As a hot spot for all things entertainment, it’s no surprise that the Orlando area is stock-full of hotels and resorts. In fact, there are
The short film In a Heartbeat has taken the Internet by storm with a plot that is universal but particularly poignant to the LGBTQ+ community.
With more than 15 years as a professional session/tour/background singer for several major labels including Arista and EMI, local singer, Jennifer Real, provides hours of
OUTCOAST had the opportunity to sit down with Shakira Refos and Shelby Lynn Statham, a young and energetic lesbian power couple from Sarasota, FL. Shakira
On Wednesday morning, after tweets from President Donald Trump announced the barring of transgender individuals from military service, transgender leaders, allies, and veterans throughout the world,
Following Trump’s decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military, transgender veteran Kristin Beck is firing back, reports Chris Walker for Revere Press.
For years, Jeff Klein dreamed of doing comedy. “But since I was 18, I kept talking myself out of it,” he said. He’d done some
Fort Lauderdale is seeking to emphasize its inclusiveness with a new ad campaign featuring several transgender individuals, reports Jay Jones in the Dallas News. The
After August 3, Lyft, Uber, and other ridesharing companies can legally drive customers to and from Tampa International Airport, reports Janelle Irwin at the Tampa
OUTCOAST had the opportunity to sit down with Ohio native, Tim Martin, to discuss his late-in-life career transition, LGBTQ community advocacy work, and his tips
On the heels of the one-year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub massacre, Orlando has once again been impacted by the loss of one of their
The United Kingdom’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) will soon be enforcing stricter rules against gender stereotypes in advertising, reports Leonie Roderick in Marketing Week. The
U.S. District Judge Paul Byron ruled to let an obstruction of justice charge against Noor Salman, the wife of Omar Mateen, stand. She also faces
Move over L-Word. There’s a group of smart and sexy lesbians of color coming to YouTube this summer and you won’t want to miss them.
Three St. Petersburg area women have formed Three siSters Productions to “put as much stability in the hands of local female and LGBTQ singer-songwriters,” says
We are excited to celebrate the hiring of Kate Connolly, OUTCOAST’s newest Business Development Manager. Kate graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s
Food Network Canada will be featuring the Palm Springs bakery, Over the Rainbow Desserts, in a new show, reported Xochitl Pena in the Desert Sun.
On June 17, Naples hosted its first-ever Pride with over 5,000 people in attendance, reports the Rainbow Pages. Its “We Are ONE” theme encouraged unity and
Three students from Miami-Dade County are recipients of Point scholarships, reports Brooke Henderson with the Miami Herald. The Point Foundation is dedicated to creating opportunities
Gulfport multi-media artist and comedian Cindy Heidel invited OUTCOAST into her home and artist sanctuary to discuss her life-long struggles with Scoliosis, alcoholism, sexuality, and
In a stunning turnaround worthy of a Hollywood film, the near-disastrous World OutGames Miami was saved by intrepid volunteers and an unshakeable community, reported David
Miami’s Senator Bill Nelson recently cosponsored a resolution to make June 26, 2017 “LGBT Equality Day.” The resolution says that the United States believes that
We are excited to announce the winner of the Asbury Hotel Vacation for two giveaway! Read below to find out who will enjoy a weekend