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Barclays announced as headline sponsor for Liverpool Pride 2018

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Organisers of the increasingly popular Liverpool Pride Festival have revealed that Barclays will be the event’s headline sponsor for 2018. The team behind the two-day event are delighted that Barclays – who played a key role in last year’s event – is returning for a second year to continue their support for the festival. Liverpool […]

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Exeter Pride: Celebration!

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Exeter’s 10th LGBT Pride has announced the theme of this year’s event; celebration! Exeter Pride is one of the South West’s biggest celebrations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) communities in the region and a key annual event in the city’s calendar. Events include a colourful rainbow flag parade from the St Sidwell […]

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National Festival of LGBT History returns this month

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This February, the National Festival of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans History will return bringing a host of nationwide events on the topic of LGBT history and celebration – promoting equality and diversity for the benefit of the public. The theme of this year’s festival is titled Geography: Mapping the World; commemorating the 30th anniversary […]

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Tesco proud to support Pride in London

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Tesco will be ‘Bursting with Pride’ on 8 July as it supports Pride in London with stores across London joining in the annual LGBT festival Tesco’s Regent Street Metro have already kicked off celebrations with exclusive pre-Pride events, including performances from the London Gay Men’s Chorus, a pop-up bar serving rainbow inspired cocktails and a […]

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Proud to be the 1 in 10

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150 LGBT adopters, foster carers and their children will march on Saturday 8 July at Pride in London to encourage more to consider adoption or fostering. This is the greatest ever number of LGBT adopters and foster carers to march together at the event. In 2016, 1 in 10 adoptions in England were to same-sex […]

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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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Rhondda Cynon Taf showing support for IDAHOBIT.

Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) and we celebrate this on May 17th as it commemorates […]

IDAHOBIT – Justice and Protection for all

Nicola Stephens, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, National Assembly for Wales In recognition and celebration of the advances made towards improving […]

“I Do” Declare… Wedding Looks, Tracks and Venues with Blair St. Clair

Last year Blair St. Clair’s debut dance pop album Call My Life reached the number one spot on iTunes Dance […]

Rocky Horror Returns to Oxford

Directed by Christopher Luscombe and featuring timeless classics – including ‘Sweet Transvestite’, ‘Damnit Janet’, and of course, the pelvic-thrusting ‘Time […]

LGBT Adoption – “The positives totally outweigh the negatives”

Ian and Jason’s story on adopting through Coram Cambridgeshire Adoption Where it all began… “We had talked about having children […]

The Journey to Acceptance

Life as the director of a Muslim funeral parlour isn’t always easy, but Ayesha has things pretty sorted. She and […]

Andrea Gibson: Hard Truths

The winner of the first ever Women of the World Poetry Slam talks Trump, guns and Christianity with Sam Bennett […]

“Bitch, This Boy Can Sing”

In 2015 Seann Miley Moore moved from Australia to London, in order to take part in The X Factor UK. He walked onstage […]

Policing, Safe Spaces and this Challenging World

Dr Clifford Williams joined the “extremely homophobic” police force in 1987. He recalls his training, which saw the Sexual Offences […]

A Queer Céilí at the Marty Forsythe

Written by Dominic Montague and directed by Paula McFetridge, A Queer Céilí at the Marty Forsythe is an exciting new […]