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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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Rainbow flag parade will be pride of celebrations

Exeter will host the largest rainbow flag parade the city has ever seen as part of the biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) celebration in the South West. A 50 metre-long rainbow flag will be part of the Exeter Pride parade down Exeter High Street to Exeter Phoenix on Saturday, March 23. The Lord […]

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Join the Global Rainbow Flashmob today!

If you haven’t heard yet, this year the IDAHO committee team is lending a special support to rainbow themed flashmobs around the world today (May 17th).  It is hoped this will give an added vibrancy, buzz and common signature to unique local actions. You can find out all about it in the new, dedicated website: […]

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Exeter Pride – It’s BACK!…..It’s BIGGER!!…..It’s BETTER!!!

The fifth Exeter Pride, a celebration of Exeter’s LGBT communities, will take place on and around Saturday, March 23. Last year more than 1,500 took part in the Pride Parade down Exeter High Street and more than 2,000 people attended events held at Exeter Phoenix. This year it is back and will be bigger, better […]

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Secret lives on show at M Shed

A ground-breaking exhibition called ‘Revealing Stories’ will run at the city’s M Shed museum for the whole of February, focussing on the secret lives of Bristolians. Revealing Stories is the result of painstaking research and dozens of interviews and uncovers the lives of lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) Bristolians from the 1930s to the […]

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More LGBT adopters and foster carers needed in Britain

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week starts on 6th March

More LGBT adopters and foster carers are needed in 2017 to provide loving homes for children in Britain, according to […]

Review: Wonderland at New Theatre Oxford

Wonderland is at New Theatre Oxford until 25th February.

Sam Bennett In Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland, Alice (Rachael Wooding) lives in “the real world”. She’s 40 and her husband has […]

Appeal denies CPs to heterosexual couples

An appeal has ruled that civil partnerships will not be extended to heterosexual couples. The ruling was after an appeal […]

Royal Vauxhall Tavern granted sui generis status

Following a huge effort from RVT Future and the wider LGBTQ+ community last summer – including the submission of 600+ […]

Rainbow flags raised across the UK

Rainbow flags have appeared all over the UK to herald the start of LGBT History Month. Colleges across Oxford and […]

Lloyds named best employer for LGBT+

Lloyds Banking Group has been named the most inclusive employer in Britain by lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) charity […]