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Reading Pride ready to rock the town this weekend

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Reading Pride was formed in 2003 to represent and support the local LGBT+ community. Since the first Festival, attendance has grown steadily year on year with up to 10,000 people visiting the event as well as participating in the Pride parade. The thirteenth Reading Pride Festival takes place on Saturday 3rd September at Kings Meadow […]

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The full line up for Reading Pride has been announced !

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From multi-platinum and gold selling artist Sam and the Womp and Eurovision finalists Joe and Jake to the likes of Sandra London, the world renowned drag artist it’s all happening at Reading Pride this year!! The ever growing Reading Pride Festival, which see over 12,000 attendees throughout the day in celebration of equality and diversity […]

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Swindon and Wiltshire Pride returns for an 8th year

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Swindon Pride was launched in 2008, with the first ever Pride festival being held in the town. In 2009, the Pride event was expanded to incorporate Swindon & Wiltshire Pride. This year will be the 8th event to be held in the Town Gardens in Swindon. The atmosphere within the park is vibrant and the […]

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Taking pride in Cymru this Saturday

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Pride Cymru takes place this year on Saturday 13th August and it is all set to be the biggest and best EVER! The first ever Cardiff Mardi Gras event took place on September 4th 1999, with over 5,000 people who had gathered by the end of Saturday night to Bute Park for the city festival. […]

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Western-Super-Mare Pride returns to Grove Park

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This year WSM Pride is returning to Grove Park on Saturday 30th July and brings to the town energy, fun and most importantly a party! It’s a day for LGBT+ and supporters to come together, let their hair down and support the LGBT community. With a live stage jam packed with acts throughout the day, […]

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Join the festival at Bristol Pride this weekend

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Taking place on Saturday 9th July, Pride Day will feature a bustling local food and market zone, onsite bars, community area for services and groups, a performance hub, cabaret stage and an expanded family area with bouncy castle, lawn games and kite making workshops, all for a £3 suggested donation. Over 40 acts will be […]

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Head for Manchester and Sparkle this weekend

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Sparkle, the national transgender celebration is the world’s largest transgender event. For the last 14 years, the event has been celebrating with the trans community in July in Manchester, UK. Over the Sparkle Weekend visitors celebrate with music and events and there are also have talks and workshops that are all FREE to attend. In […]

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Exeter marks another successful Pride event

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Exeter Pride returned for its eighth year over the weekend and hundreds joined the parade and attended the free events in the city. The annual event is getting stronger year on year and has some fantastic support from organisations such as Devon and Cornwall Police and Somerset Fire and Rescue.  The events started with The […]

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Improving the Much-loved Marlborough

For the past ten years, the Marlborough Pub & Theatre in Brighton has put on “work which is at the […]

Speaking Out: Gareth Thomas

The openly gay ex-rugby player  talks homophobia, bullying, and his upcoming Beauty and the Beast panto gig. Since retiring from […]

Adoption: “Life Does Change but Nothing is Missed”

Coram Adoption tell us about Paul and Mark, who adopted their son Stephen in 2013, as we mark National Adoption […]

Men’s Health and Movember: “An Everlasting Difference”

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HIV Diagnoses Fell by 17% Across the UK Last Year

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Be a Better Trans Ally

If you aren’t trans yourself, it can sometimes feel like you are walking on eggshells when talking to a trans […]

“Fully Happy”

Gabriel Barnes talks political conflict, being transgender, and the Albert Kennedy Trust Gabriel Barnes fled South Africa aged 16, and […]

A Homotopian Rent Party

Sam Bennett During the 1920s Harlem Renaissance, poor African Americans – paid low wages yet asked for disproportionately high rent […]

“If I Sound Angry…”

Linda Bellos OBE talks racism, Thatcher and trans with Sam Bennett “My growing-up years were spent as a socialist and […]

“It’s not Black and White”

No Offence is a British Museum partnership touring exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act (1967) which […]