Addressing mental health concerns within the LGBTQ community, Orange County Sheriff’s Office’s first out trans officer, St. Pete Pride brings the parade downtown, local news, celebrity interviews, photos, events and much, much more!
Watermark Issue 24.13 // June 29 – July 12, 2017
On the Cover | Page 23
Mental health concerns are addressed far too little in the LGBTQ community, and they are addressed even less within the minority group
A trans first | Page 8
Rebecca Storozuk breaks the mold as the first transgender deputy at the Orange County Sherriff’s Office.
Pride marches on | Page 13
St. Pete Pride brings the parade downtown and bookends it with the first ever TransPride march and fireworks over the bay.
An ode to Jim | Page 17
As Orlando institution Jim Philips announces his retirement, The News Junkie’s Sabrina Ambra has a few parting words for him.
Being Joan Crawford | Page 32
Central Florida actor Doug Ba’aser looks to start some Feuds as he channels the legendary actress for a one-night performance of Joan Crawford’s House Party.=
Tabloid queen | Page 35
St. Petersburg’s freeFall Theatre examines what the price of celebrity is with David Adjmi’s play, Marie Antoinette.