Sprouting up from the charming colorful cottages that make up a large portion of the housing in Gulfport, Florida is the high-rise 55-plus community of
The Resort on Carefree Blvd, in North Fort Myers, Florida, has come of age. Twenty-one years young, the resort is a vibrant and thriving community
From Equality Florida: Equality Florida is excited to announce our 2019 Internship Program! Our program hinges on the idea that if we change hearts and minds
When I moved to Cape Coral, I didn’t expect much. Having moved around a lot, I was used to living in suburban towns. They were
TIGLFF is excited to announce our opening night film on October 5th at the Tampa Theatre is “Wild Nights with Emily” starring Molly Shannon as
TAMPA BAY, Fla, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – Following an extensive nation-wide search, where over 60 résumés were considered, Luke Blankenship has been named as
Bywater Books, a small lesbian press has been awarded an impressive four Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPYs) for its titles. And their Bronze medal winner
I am a parent. I have a gorgeous 3 month old baby, Hadley Rose, and yes, I change diapers, I give bottles, and I cherish
PRESS RELEASE FROM ST. PETE PRIDE: Last week, St. Pete Pride announced their Grand Marshals for the 16th St Pete Pride Parade, held the Saturday during
Yesterday, former Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor announced that she would be running for mayor in Tampa, reports Charlie Frago in the Tampa Bay Times.
Written by Karen Izzi We learned about the opportunity to adopt a newborn from a young couple on February 24th, my father’s birthday of all
International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Announces New Board Members The 2018-2019 board includes business leaders representing seven countries and a globespanning array of brands
If you’ve been following OUTCOAST on Facebook and reading our newsletters, you already know about the The Resort on Carefree Boulevard and the incredible residents who
March 8th marked International Women’s Day, a day to honor and celebrate those who have pressed for progress (#pressforprogress) and furthered women’s equality. The #MeToo
In early 1994, Gina Razete and her partner Cathy Groene traveled to an all women RV park in Apache Junction, AZ. They loved being with all
Audre Lorde described herself as a “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” according to her biography on the Poetry Foundation. Lorde was not only a talented poet
Following last winter’s sold out show in Gulfport, humorist and author Fay Jacobs will be back in town on Thursday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Wanda Sykes may be best-known as an Emmy award-winning actress, writer, and comedian, but she’s also a passionate LGBTQ+ advocate, according to her Wikipedia page.
Press Release from Equality Florida: The Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) is one of the most powerful entities in Florida politics – and most people
PRESS RELEASE FROM the Tampa Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival: For two years, the Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival’s Board of
Local artist, Melissa C Romanaux, knows how to add a sparkle to everything she does. Her work, which can be found in local restaurants and
A new literary event featuring 15 lesbian authors will debut at the Gulfport Library in Gulfport, Florida on the weekend of February 16 through 18.
As the first openly gay candidate to run for office in Pinellas County, Darden Rice knows best that when you want something bad enough, you
Nearly 280 women dressed in white flooded Nova 535 in downtown St. Petersburg on Sunday evening, June 11th for the first annual SWIM Pride White
On any given week in the St. Petersburg area, several social groups bring women together for evening activity, connectedness, and celebration. This week, OUTCOAST sat