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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, June 21st, 2023

LISTEN HERE: “Stay Woke” bus tour makes its way through Florida this week With elections getting more of the spotlight in anticipation of the presidential election year, voting rights organizations are taking a “votercade” bus...
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St. Pete police prepare for Pride parade

Listen:   St. Petersburg is prepping for its annual Pride parade during a time some may call hostile to the LGBTQ community. The city’s police department addressed safety concerns at a press conference Tuesday. St....
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Mayor slams Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law as St. Pete kicks off Pride month

At the start of St. Pete Pride Month, Mayor Ken Welch slams Florida's "Don't Say Gay" law as harmful to LGBTQ people.
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St. Pete Pride is back; it’s just more socially distanced

June is Pride month in St. Pete. There’s no major parade, but there are smaller events each weekend. On MidPoint Monday, WMNF’s Seán Kinane interviewed Nathan Brummer, the board president and executive director of St....

After St. Pete Pride, revelers were confronted by masked men with Nazi flag

Early on Sunday morning, when there were still hundreds of revelers from Saturday’s St. Pete Pride parade on the streets of the EDGE District, masked men in the bed of a pick-up truck hoisted a...

St. Pete Pride expects 200,000 for Saturday’s 2018 LGBTQ+ parade

This week is St. Pete Pride, one of the South’s largest LGBTQ+ celebrations; the Tampa Bay Times reports that police are investigating threats against the Pride weekend posted on social media. To find out what...
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St. Pete Pride will feature Florida’s first transgender pride march

This weekend is one of the largest gay pride events in the south: St. Pete Pride. Organizers expect hundreds of thousands of people to converge on St. Petersburg. Here is a link to previous WMNF...

WMNF @ the St. Pete Pride Parade

We were so happy to again march in the 14th Annual St. Pete Pride Parade. Many thanks to the Suncoast Sierra Club for making room for WMNF volunteers. And many many thanks to Pamela Robinson, photographer...

Local religious leaders preach acceptance of LGBT community, interfaith unity

BY Rob Lorei St.Pete Pride will be kicking off this weekend with a parade on Saturday. It is the largest LGBT event in Florida, attracting around a quarter of a million people every year. On...
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St. Pete Pride ups security, expects new supporters

Organizers expect about a quarter of a million people this weekend at St. Pete Pride; and because of the recent mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub, organizers believe there will be an outpouring of support...
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St. Pete Pride expects larger crowds honoring Orlando victims

One of the largest gay pride celebrations in the south happens this weekend in St. Petersburg, Florida. So, what are plans for St. Pete Pride and what are the security concerns? To find out, WMNF...

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