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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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‘Gay Bull’ saved from slaughter by Simpsons co-creator

In what must be one of the oddest stories of the year, a gay bull has been saved from the […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance – 20th November

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. […]

‘Don’t be a bystander’ this Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week takes place between 17 and 21 November NoBystanders asks individuals and organisations to help eradicate bullying People urged […]

Could You be a Special Constable?

How would you feel if you could spend a minimum 16 hours a month helping full-time police officers to make […]

Rugby great Gareth Thomas marks Anti-Bullying Week (Nov 17-21) with school visit

‘Schools are doing a fantastic job in developing their pupils’ resilience to bullying. I’m there to support their work and […]

Latest in the ‘gay cake’ row

A YouGov poll has examined public opinion on the row over a bakery’s refusal to make a pro-gay cake and […]