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Planning is underway for this year’s series of events in St. Petersburg that will celebrate “coming out of the closet and into the world” for the area’s burgeoning LGBTQ community. The Come Out St Pete events coincide with National Coming Out Day on October 11. Tentative plans call for an art show,a night with the Florida Orchestra, movie night,Taste of Grand Central, and Grand Central Proud Festival.
“Come Out St Pete’s mission is to celebrate coming out, to inspire members of the LGBTQ+ community to be honest about their sexual orientation and gender identity, to raise awareness of issues facing the community, and to encourage others to be openly supportive as allies. Come Out St. Pete advocates for community awareness and acceptance of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and encourages a sense of community through a series of events and activities that promote equality for all,”
“Come out, St. Pete, and show us your courage, your pride, and your support!” said Shawn Connelly, Committee Chair,. For more information 727-744-4037 or email email@example.com
Come Out St. Pete is a Florida nonprofit corporation in the process of applying for 501(c)(3) status.