Tag Archives: Pride

BiPride at Pride London

The bank holiday weekend saw concern at the lack of a Bi Section in this year’s London LGBT Pride. The reason why was very simple – no-one had booked a space. It’s similar all across the country: bi sections on LGBT pride marches happen where bi groups or individuals organise bi sections on pride parades. Likewise for other strands – […]

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It’s Birmingham Pride this weekend!

Hot on the heels of Lancaster, Bury and Harrogate, it’s Birmingham LGBT Pride this weekend. Meet on Saturday at Victoria Square from 10.45am (look for the giant pink, purple and blue bi flag). The timetable for the parade is: 10:45am gather in Victoria Square for the March parade (please do take part but don’t forget to fill in the paperwork […]

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It’s Harrogate’s First Pride

Harrogate puts itself on the LGBT Prides map this weekend with a day-long festival on Saturday, and we’re delighted to report that nearby bi project Leeds Bi Group will be along for the day. They’ll have a stall full of bi resources as well as purple sparkly unicorn mascot BiLee: if you’re going to be there, drop on by and […]

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Leicester Pride in Limbo

Leicester’s annual LGBT Pride festival might be cancelled this year, according to reports in the local paper, the Leicester Mercury. The event can attract up to 10,000 people with a couple of thousand taking part in the parade. However the mix of donors and sponsors changes each year and the team are some £10,000 behind on their fundraising target already. […]

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European Parliamentarians heading to Kiev Pride

As Pride season is in full swing in the UK – Birmingham, Bradford and more already behind us and others like Cardiff, Manchester, London and Edinburgh still to come – a reminder that Prides aren’t always a party. For the second year, an LGBT Pride march is scheduled to take place in Kiev this Sunday. In a show of support […]

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Obama: “eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists”

USA

US President Barack Obama has issued a Presidential proclamation declaring June to be Pride Month and calling on US citizens to work to eliminate prejudice. In his final Pride season as President, he states: Since our founding, America has advanced on an unending path toward becoming a more perfect Union.  This journey, led by forward-thinking individuals who have set their […]

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