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The new Smirnoff LGBT jacket makes its debut at Pride in London

In what could be the first item of clothing to ‘come out’ in the UK, Smirnoff has given the infamous bouncer bomber jacket a glam makeover for Pride in London, complete with Pride rainbow glitter and sparkles. To celebrate the festival’s spirit of inclusivity, Smirnoff is awarding the bespoke new rainbow coloured jackets to Pride […]

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Purple Pride in Barcelona, Culture Pride in Madrid

Barcelona and Madrid are ready to host Brazilian like carnival Pride Parades filled with colour, culture, pride celebration and yes, a lot of party. June 27 in Barcelona and July 4 in Madrid, these are the main calendar dates for two of the largest Pride Parades in Europe. With over 200,000 people expected in the […]

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Oxford Pride 2015

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How can we ask for the world to be inclusive of us without doing the same ourselves? And so the theme for Oxford Pride 2015 is Join With Us…it’s for everyone! The festival will take place on 6 June. The location will be the Castle Quarter/Paradise Street. Pride is now in the planning stages with […]

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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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We Could be Heroes

If you remember watching re-runs of the 1960’s TV version of Batman as a child, you may be forgiven for […]

Halftime show labelled ‘gay’

Beyoncé and Coldplay’s halftime show at the Super Bowl has provoked homophobic comments from viewers all over the USA. The […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 – Don’t Stand By

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. Don’t stand by is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016. The Holocaust and subsequent genocides […]

MI5 Security Service at the top of Workplace Equality Index 2016

  MI5 has been named as the UK’s most gay friendly employer in the UK after coming top of the […]

Charity welcomes media comments in Parliamentary Report but criticises IPSO

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Trans Media Watch today welcomed the recommendations on media and online services in the report from the Parliamentary Inquiry into […]

Bowie dies, aged 69

Legendary singer and gay icon David Bowie has died at the age of 69, his son Duncan has confirmed. His […]