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WorkPride 2023


After a successful event last year, global LGBTQ+ professional networking platform myGwork returns with an action-packed WorkPride conference this summer. Themed #WorkingWithPride, this year’s five-day conference, boasting over 200 international speakers across more than 50 sessions (delivered in English and Spanish), is scheduled to take place between 19-23 June.    Each year, WorkPride welcomes thousands of virtual attendees from […]

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Ashton Attzs Artist


Painter and illustrator Ashton Attzs is a queer, gender non-conforming artist based in the UK. They create vibrant, bold, and inclusive pieces which ensure every character is seen and celebrated. Already recognised by huge brands leading to collaborations and commissions with the likes of Costa and Coca-Cola to Adidas and Universal Music, Ash’s art is […]

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The Pride Guide


We’ve gathered our favourite 2023 Pride Events spanning across the whole of the country. Take your pick this Pride Season; there’s certainly plenty to choose from…    Birmingham Pride   26-28 May 2023  Birmingham Pride held its first event back in 1997. Since then, it has become one of the most important LGBTQ+ festivals in the […]

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The Hypocritical Homophobia of The Extreme Right


Do you ever wonder where the hatred in homophobia comes from, and what motivates people to spit such venom? Two university studies have shown that many homophobes tend to be bisexual, gay, or lesbian themselves, and therefore it may be the case that the extreme right’s homophobic supporters are repressing their true selves and channelling […]

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Oxford Pride Celebrates 20 Years


This year marks the 20th anniversary of Oxford Pride: a significant milestone. There have been many ‘gay’ societies and events over the years in Oxford; from the Oxford branch of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality (OCHE) to the Oxford Gay Action Group (OGAG) in the 70s and 80s. We even had our own Oxford Lesbian […]

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Lottie London Is Full of Pride


Lottie London wants to create a safe space in which everyone feels free to express their authentic selves. For Pride month, Lottie London are supporting and uplifting the LGBTQIA+ community where statistics show that 20% of Gen Z said they identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Lottie London are championing the voices and skills […]

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In Conversation with Nick Collier, AKA Ella Vaday


We had the pleasure of chatting to actor, theatre star, dancer, and Drag Race finalist Nick Collier – otherwise known as Ella Vaday – ahead of their trek along Hadrian’s Wall in aid of breast health awareness charity CoppaFeel. We started by asking about how Nick first got involved…    “I first got involved with CoppaFeel […]

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OX Pride Gin


In 2022, The Oxford Pride committee members approached the Chalgrove Artisan Distillery (the home of OX GINS) to become one of the sponsors for the charity. Owners and co-founders Bob and Jenny Clark decided to go one step better than this. They decided to work with the committee to create a Gin that could be […]

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Pride As Protest


Philip Baldwin  It is difficult writing about Pride Month. Many of the LGBTQ+ rights achievements of the past two decades are now under threat. There is a sense that after 13 years in government, the Conservative Party is lacking in both talent and ideas to meet the challenges faced by people in Britain today. Squeezed […]

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Pink Summits Launched LGBTIQ+ Scholarship for Adventurers


Pink Summits launched a scholarship sponsored by Osprey. Application deadline: May 17, 2023. Pink Summits wants to attract new members into their core team to support the campaign aim: to strengthen the visibility of LGBTIQ+ people in adventure sports.  The scholarship amount in 2023 is 3.000 EUR (around 3200 USD) that can be used for […]

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The Art of the Hen Party: Crafting the Perfect Weekend Itinerary

Crafting the perfect hen party is akin to creating a masterpiece. It’s about blending the right elements to honour the […]

Katy Baird – Get Off

Self-proclaimed ‘hot-mess’ Katy Baird brings the London premiere of her latest work Get Off to Battersea Arts Centre this May. […]

Hits Radio Pride Increases UK DAB Distribution

Bauer Media Audio UK has today announced that it will increase the distribution of its LGBTQ+ dedicated station, Hits Radio […]

LGBTQ+ Musicians Experiences with Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Musicians from LGBTQ+ communities face significant barriers and issues relating to discrimination, sexual harassment and concerns around physical, mental and […]

WIN! A Storydo Family Storybook

Storydo is a ground-breaking platform that allows all types of families to tell their unique story and celebrate their family, […]

Military Charity Fighting With Pride Flies The Flag For LGBT History Month

Liverpool’s HMS Eaglet will host a special Veteran’s Pride event this month celebrating the service of LGBT+ veterans and serving personnel in […]

Franco Labia: Space Pride

Queer engineer and founder and president of Space Pride, Franco Labia is on a mission to diversify the space industry, which […]

Sacha Polak on Silver Haze

Screening at BFI Flare later this year, Silver Haze reunites Dutch writer/director Sacha Polak with British actor Vicky Knight. Having […]

Capturing People’s Truth: Anais Stupka

Anais Stupka is a London-based, Georgian-Italian multimedia artist who grew up in 14 different parts of the world.    Her […]

Philip Baldwin meets Adrian Trett

“It’s a real challenge to be non-binary and open about it in sport.”  Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett is a Liberal Democrat politician […]