10 Years! Orlando marks a decade of Come Out With Pride, Australian twins Bec & Sebastian bring their music to Pride, Tyra Sanchez arrested on assault charges.
TIGLFF turns 25: Films, parties and celebrities mark the festival’s silver anniversary Oct. 3-11, Del Shores’ Sordid comedy comes to Tampa Bay, Hillsborough on track for partnership registry, Tampa Pride seeks fundraising help for inaugural event, local news, celebrity interviews, and much, much more!
Watermark Issue 21.20// Sept. 25-Oct. 8, 2014
On the Cover:
Orlando, Page 8: Come Out With Pride embarks on its 10th year the first week of October and has incorporated mainstream music acts into its annual celebration. Once again, expect Lake Eola’s fountain to be lit up as fireworks explode overhead on Oct. 11.
Tampa Bay Page 12: TIGLFF board members (L-R) Ty Maxey, Ed Lally, Ken Hodges, Thom Ross, Brian Taylor, Margaret Murray, Renee Cossette, Kris Johnson and Tim Thomas get into the festival spirit outside the Tampa Theatre on Franklin Street in downtown Tampa. Photo by Bruce Hardin
Page 27 | A sordid tale
Sordid Lives writer and comedian Del Shores talks with us about his upcoming appearances in Tampa Bay, his stand-up special and the true rumors surrounding the Sordid Lives sequel.
Page 8 | Orlando News
The annual Come Out With Pride celebration is back and in it’s10th year, there’s a focus on music during the week-long event; a Daytona Beach police woman is arrested for domestic abuse; Drag Race winner Tyra Sanchez arrested—again; more.
Page 12 | Tampa Bay News
On Sept. 13, Largo ally “Grandma Ruth” Dallmann passed away peacefully at the age of 97. A staple at many St. Pete Pride celebrations aboard the Pro Shop Pub float, she’s remembered as a feisty woman with an amazing sense of humor and compassion.
Page 29 | Bec & Sebastian
Australian fraternal twins Bec and Sebastian Ivanov made it big on their country’s version of The Voice. Now the gay siblings are coming to Florida to perform at Come Out With Pride in Orlando on Oct. 11.
Page 54 | Gallery W
The annual Headdress Ball floored spectators again this year in its 25th incarnation. We offer up a small sampling of the amazing night in our Gallery W page as we entice you to see the entire collection of photos on WatermarkOnline.com.