Rainbow Pride flag flies over St. Petersburg City Hall

By : Steve Blanchard
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St. Petersburg – Mayor Rick Kriseman made history again June 26, when he held a short but meaningful ceremony to recognize the LGBT community of his city and the annual St. Pete Pride celebration. At 9 a.m., Kriseman raised a rainbow pride flag to fly above City Hall through Pride weekend.

“I am proud to do something here today that hasn’t been done at City Hall in the past,” Kriseman said to a crowd of about 50. “As we like to say, the sun shines here and in particular on the opportunities that exist in this community for everyone. That’s what I believe makes this community so special.”

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