Photos from last weekend's Temple Terrace 'Free Palestine' protest

Last Saturday, around 200 people gathered in Temple Terrace to protest the ongoing apartheid in Palestine. The rally was held at the…

By Justin Garcia

Photo's from the Temple Terrace 'Free Palestine' protest last weekend
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Everyone we saw at Tampa Pride 2022

Despite the so-called "Don't Say Gay" bill  and our governor's recent anti-trans proclamation, thousands showed up at Tampa Pride in Ybor City…

By Colin Wolf

Everyone we saw at Tampa Pride 2022
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Everything we saw at St. Pete's “OK To Say Gay” rally last weekend

Roughly 300 people rallied at St. Petersburg's City Hall building Saturday afternoon to protest  Florida's recently passed House Bill 1557, also known…

By Colin Wolf

Everything we saw at St. Pete's “OK To Say Gay” rally last weekend
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Year in Photos: Creative Loafing Tampa Bay photographer Dave Decker shares his favorite images of 2021

Dave Decker was everywhere. The Creative Loafing Tampa Bay photographer was at just about every major event over the last year and…

By CL Staff

The 'Justice for J6' rally in Washington D.C. in September 2021.
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PHOTOS: Jenny De Leon memorialized at Tampa Transgender Day of Remembrance

On Saturday, Nov. 20, Tampa PFLAG organizers held a vigil  at Joe Chillura Courthouse Square to honor transgender people who have lost…

By CL Staff

PHOTOS: Jenny De Leon memorialized at Tampa Transgender Day of Remembrance
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Tampa Bay protesters decry Rittenhouse verdict, wonder about their own safety going forward

The Tampa Bay chapter of the Party for Socialism and Liberation holds protests for a variety of social and political reasons, and…

By CL Staff

Tampa Bay protesters decry Rittenhouse verdict, wonder about their own safety going forward
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Photos: Indigenous protesters, allies, rally against Tampa’s Christopher Columbus statue

On Sunday afternoon, around 60 protesters gathered at Columbus Statue Park to once again protest Tampa’s monument to a genocidal maniac. The…

By CL Staff

Photos: Indigenous protesters, allies, rally against Tampa’s Christopher Columbus statue
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PHOTOS: Climate activists rally at Tampa City Hall to shed light on impending ‘code red for humanity’

Last Friday, around 70 climate activists gathered outside of Tampa City Hall to participate in a global climate strike that took place…

By CL Staff

PHOTOS: Climate activists rally at Tampa City Hall to shed light on impending ‘code red for humanity’
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Everyone we saw at the poorly-attended ‘Justice for J6’ rally in Washington D.C.

By most credible accounts, it appears that the media may have just outnumbered actual demonstrators at last Saturday’s “Justice for J6” rally…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at the poorly-attended ‘Justice for J6’ rally in Washington D.C.
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Activists rally and demand that state drop charges against Tampa protester

Around 50 protesters gathered in downtown Tampa at the Hillsborough County Courthouse yesterday to call on State Attorney Andrew Warren to drop…

By CL Staff

Activists rally and demand that state drop charges against Tampa protester
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PHOTOS: Despite parents' outcry, Pinellas County school board votes no on stricter mask mandate

Parents and teachers calling for the Pinellas County School board to defy Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on mask mandates gathered at the…

By CL Staff

PHOTOS: Despite parents' outcry, Pinellas County school board votes no on stricter mask mandate
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Proud Boys gathered at Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office to protest Tampa U.S. Capitol Police office

Despite the recent surge in state coronavirus numbers, there is a significant portion of the population getting vaxxed, masking up when asked…

By CL Staff

Proud Boys gathered at Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office to protest Tampa U.S. Capitol Police office
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Demonstrators gathered outside WMNF Tampa to protest Lorei firing and recent programming changes

WMNF’s messy breakup with its co-founder spilled off the internet and into the real world last Friday when just over a dozen…

By CL Staff

Demonstrators gathered outside WMNF Tampa to protest Lorei firing and recent programming changes
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Pasco activists protest sheriff’s pre-crime policing program

Last Saturday, Black Lives Matter New Port Richey gathered at the corner of U.S. Highway-19 and Ridge Road in Port Richey to…

By CL Staff

Pasco activists protest sheriff’s pre-crime policing program
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PHOTOS: Tampa's Cuba protesters say the struggle for freedom is being exploited by partisanship

Over the last two weekends, Cuba’s “patria y vida” protests have expanded past the Caribbean island and onto streets across the U.S.…

By CL Staff

PHOTOS: Tampa's Cuba protesters say the struggle for freedom is being exploited by partisanship
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Proud Boys marched through downtown Tampa flashing ‘white power’ symbols last weekend

Over the weekend, groups around the world rallied against coronavirus lockdown measures, and Tampa did not sit on the sideline. A “Worldwide…

By CL Staff

Proud Boys marched through downtown Tampa flashing ‘white power’ symbols last weekend
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St. Pete protesters protest Roman Catholic Church’s massacre of Indigenous children

Nearly two dozen demonstrators gathered in St. Petersburg on Saturday to hold the Roman Catholic Church accountable for the massacre of Indigenous…

By CL Staff

St. Pete protesters protest Roman Catholic Church’s massacre of Indigenous children
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Everything we saw outside of Donald Trump's Sarasota rally on July 3

On a weekend when most of Florida was still reflecting about lives lost in the Surfside condo collapse, Mar-A-Largo hermit and former…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw outside of Donald Trump's Sarasota rally on July 3
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Everyone we saw at Tampa Pride 2021, the first pandemic-era Pride parade in the US

For an afternoon in Ybor City, it felt like 2019 again. That’s thanks to Tampa Pride, which on Saturday became the first…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at Tampa Pride 2021, the first pandemic-era Pride parade in the US
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Everything we saw at Tampa's massive ‘Free Palestine’ protests this weekend

Wielding signs, flags and megaphones, an estimated 500 to 600 pro-Palestinian supporters spilled into the intersection of Fowler Ave and 56th St…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at Tampa's massive ‘Free Palestine’ protests this weekend
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Everything we saw from the Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene event at The Villages

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, a congressman under investigation for sex crimes and other things joined Marjorie Taylor Green, another congresswoman who once…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw from the Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene event at The Villages
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Pasco activists continue weekly action with vigil for stolen Black lives

It's been about three months since the Washington Post parachuted into Pasco County to bring light to New Port Richey activists' brushes…

By CL Staff

Pasco activists continue weekly action with vigil for stolen Black lives
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Everything we saw at last weekend’s Black Lives Matter march in East Tampa

An estimated 300 people gathered at Cyrus Greene park on Saturday for a Black Lives Matter solidarity march through East Tampa. The…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at last weekend’s Black Lives Matter march in East Tampa
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Activists hold candlelight vigil for George Floyd in downtown Tampa

The country breathed a sigh of relief on Monday when Minnesota cop Derek Chauvin was found guilty of three charges—including murder and…

By CL Staff

Activists hold candlelight vigil for George Floyd in downtown Tampa
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Protesters gather in St. Petersburg in the name of Daunte Wright

On April 11, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was negligently killed by a Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter when she mistook her gun…

By CL Staff

Protesters gather in St. Petersburg in the name of Daunte Wright
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Photos: Activists call for accountability in the wake of Florida’s Piney Point phosphate pollution disaster

In the last 24 hours in the community surrounding Florida’s embattled Piney Point phosphate plant, Manatee County officials have lifted evacuation orders…

By CL Staff

Photos: Activists call for accountability in the wake of Florida’s Piney Point phosphate pollution disaster
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Proud Boys, neo-Nazis and everything else we saw at the CPAC freakshow in Orlando

As you surely know (unless you're on a self-imposed news blackout, in which case, we are kinda jealous) CPAC—the Conservative Political Action…

By CL Staff

Proud Boys, neo-Nazis and everything else we saw at the CPAC freakshow in Orlando
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At tense New Port Richey city council meeting, Black Lives Matter activists ask officials to address 'blatant racism'

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe is refusing to comment after tensions inside City Hall spilled into the parking lot following Tuesday…

By CL Staff

At tense New Port Richey city council meeting, Black Lives Matter activists ask officials to address 'blatant racism'
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Everything we saw at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' mostly maskless, shoulder-to-shoulder boat parade

For sports fans, or anyone with a deep love for their city, there aren’t many greater feelings than championships for local franchises.…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' mostly maskless, shoulder-to-shoulder boat parade
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Tampa activists march for sex workers' rights during Super Bowl weekend

On the Saturday before the Super Bowl, protesters and activists took to downtown Tampa's Riverwalk to march for sex workers' rights and…

By CL Staff

Tampa activists march for sex workers' rights during Super Bowl weekend
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