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Swindon & Wiltshire 7th Annual Pride: Saturday 9th August 2014

“We are really pleased to announce that, following a hard year of, fundraising, planning and organising next week see’s Swindon & Wiltshire 7th Annual Pride being held in the Old Town Gardens, Swindon. The Pride Parade sets off from Springfield Road at 11.14am and will be travelling around Old Town before turning back into Quarry […]

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“Snow wouldn’t put us off” Liverpool Pride

The boy who dare not mention the fact he is gay to his work colleagues, grandparents and teammates in the cricket team can be open about his sexuality at Pride. Pride is that kind of environment, and Liverpool Pride is no exception. 2 August 2014 saw an abundance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people […]

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A Fairy Tale Celebration

  This weekend will see Liverpool transform into a magical Fairy Tale kingdom with the arrival of Liverpool Pride 2014, and as always the day’s events will kick off with the free Pride March commencing at St George’s Hall Plateau at 11am on Saturday 2 August. Liverpool Pride organisers are calling all Princes, Princesses, White […]

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Reading Pride set for a musical 2014

Since the first Reading Pride festival in 2003 attendance has grown steadily year on year. In the festival’s inaugural year, there were 2,500 visitors; in 2013 numbers grew to 5,000 on the festival site at one time with over and above 10,000 people visiting the event throughout the day including over 300 participating in the […]

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The Launch of Liverpool Pride 2014

Words by Sam Bennett I went to university in Liverpool and feel lucky to have studied in a city of culture, opportunity and abandoned umbrellas (it does get windy there). I left Liverpool earlier this year after completing my degree; I thoroughly enjoy going back to visit it and did so recently in order to […]

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Marcus Collins to headline Swindon and Wiltshire Pride 2014

  Swindon & Wiltshire Pride are excited and proud to announce that the Talented Marcus Collins will be Headlining the Thames Water Stage on Saturday 9th August 2014 in the Town Gardens, Swindon. The LGBT community has been raising money throughout the year and they are the official sponsors of Marcus Collins. Marcus Collins finished […]

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Oxford Pride 2014! – Saturday 7th June

“Inspired by a street party celebrating the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002, Oxford Pride has grown and evolved into the event it is today. Thanks in no small part to the continued support of the local Councils, gay pubs The Jolly Farmers and The Castle Tavern, and of course our dedicated and diverse community. “Pride […]

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Pride Cymru comes to Cardiff

In 2014, Pride Cymru (formally Cardiff Wales LGBT Mardi Gras) returns to the grounds of Cooper’s Field on Saturday 16th August 2014 for Wales’ largest celebration of equality and diversity, since 1999. This year the main event will be supported by a wider Pride Cymru Festival, scheduled to take place in the week leading up […]

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Norwich Pastor investigated for sending homophobic email

A pastor from a church in Norwich is under investigation by the police for sending an abusive email to the organisers of Norwich Pride.  Alan Clifford, who is the pastor of Norwich Reformed Church, attended the event and handed out leaflets to Pride-goers. He then sent an open email to the organisers in which he […]

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Beverley Knight Added to Mardi Gras Line-up

Queen of UK Soul, Beverley Knight will entertain thousands at the Millennium Stadium this summer by performing at Cardiff Mardi Gras. Having been making music since the mid 1990’s, we can expect to see her perform a huge repertoire of hits on August 31st.  Some of these include: ‘Greatest Day’, ‘Shoulda Woulda Coula’, ‘Keep This […]

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The Closet and the Rainbows

Daniel Pierce was forced out of his home after coming out as gay to his family. $90,000 was donated to […]

Joan Rivers – 1933-2014

It has been announced that veteran female comic and TV personality Joan Rivers has died at the age of 81. […]

Davies, The Paying Guests and Pride

Russell T Davies and Queer as Folk gave us some brilliant moments: Nathan standing up on a nightclub stage and […]

Reading Pride Announce Festival Line-Up

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Reading Pride have announced the full programme and stage line-up for the 2014 Pride Parade & Festival on Saturday 30th […]

Sparsholt Weddings

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Swindon and Wiltshire Pride: Interviews

Jo Sharpe (Pride Chair) Steve Pryor (Committee member and Parade Manager) I want to congratulate you first on today because […]