Equality advocates to celebrate repeal of Hillsborough gay pride ban
Gay-rights advocates will hold a celebration Sunday for the repeal of the gay-pride recognition ban in Hillsborough County that looks also to be a congratulatory party for Commissioner Kevin Beckner, who helped make it happen.
Equality Florida and other rights groups are inviting people to the event getting called "Join Commissioner Beckner -- Pride is Back in Hillsborough" Sunday. The event is from 4-6 p.m. at Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grille, 1600 E 7th Ave in Ybor City.
The bar will offer $3 drinks of Absolut "Proud Mary's" and Stoli "Equali-tinis."
A Facebook invite says "The 'Storms' Behind Us...and Pride is Back in Hillsborough," a little play on the original sponsor of the gay pride ban, former Hillsborough Commissioner Ronda Storms