New LGBT Welcome Center Opening in St. Petersburg

Author: , December 20th, 2014

St. PetersburgThe brightly-painted craftsman bungalow at 2227 Central Avenue next to the Metro Wellness thrift shop is meant to be a warm, inviting place for LGBT visitors, residents and youths.

Here LGBT teens can find a safe weekend hangout and tourists can get acquainted with a city already well-known for its massive gay pride parade.

St. Petersburg recently earned a perfect score on LGBT social issues from the Human Rights Campaign for granting same-sex partner benefits and prohibiting gender identity discrimination, so the new welcome center appears a good fit for a community that already has embraced a spirit of inclusiveness.

By Josh Boatwright – Full Story at SDGLN | St. Petersburg Gay Travel Resources