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Gulfport Library

5501 28th Ave S
Gulfport, 33707 US
(727) 893-1074

May 2019

May 30 @ 6:30 pm
Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave S
Gulfport, 33707 US

We are proud that the City of Gulfport displays the LGBTQ Pride Flag every year for Pride Month in June. The Pride Flag raising will take place on the front lawn of the Gulfport Library, home of the LGBTQ Resource Center. Join the City Council member and other officials as Gulfport raised the Pride Flag and displays its inclusiveness of the entire community.

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May 30 @ 7:00 pm
Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave S
Gulfport, 33707 US

This group art show will feature work by over a dozen artists in media such as oils, acrylics, photography, ceramics, glass, and more. The show will remin in place at the Library throughout the month of June. Our opening reception will recognize the partipating artists and will include complimentary beverages and hors d'oeuvre.

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June 2019

June 6 @ 7:00 pm
Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave S
Gulfport, 33707 US

Florida's first out lesbian state legislator - and Gulfport native - Rep. Jennifer Webb, discusses current legislation of particular interest to LGBTQ citizens, including Florida Competitve Workforce Act of 2019, chnages to domestic violence laws that would provide financial support for victims, and HB 195, which would require public high schools to provide elective classes "on the Old Testament, New Testament or both"

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June 12 @ 7:00 pm
Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave S
Gulfport, 33707 US

This presentation by Broward Circuit Court Judge Rober W. Lee examines the history of barriers against the LGBTQ people serving in the legal profession in Florida. Judge Lee is the first openly gay person appoitned to the Florida State Court bench in 1997.

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June 13 @ 7:00 pm
Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave S
Gulfport, 33707 US

This compelling documentary examines what happened in June 1969 when New York police raided a gay bar called the Stonewall Inn, resulting in three days of rioting by LGBTQ people no longer willing to abide by a punishing level of harassment and inequality. The Uprising sparked the modern day Gay Rights Movement. The film will be preceded by comments from local resident Jay Chetney, who was present during the Stonewall riots.

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June 27 @ 7:00 pm
Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave S
Gulfport, 33707 US

Join us for a night of music and celebration as we present our first ever Gulfport LGBTQ Scholarship to a deserving local student. We will also celebrate the establishment of the LGBTQ Resource Center as an independent 501©3 non-profit organization. Enjoy complimentary wine and appetizers, as well as live music by powerhouse vocalist/singer/songwriter/guitarist and Resource Center Board Member, Brittany Baldwin

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