Tag Archives: Pride Month

Ashton Attzs Artist

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Pride As Protest

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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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Protect LGBTQ+ Rights – Pride Month

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June is Pride Month in the UK. This will be celebrated in a number of ways moving forwards into summer. Many Pride events were cancelled in both 2020 and 2021, so there is a sense of anticipation. While LGBTQ+ people and allies are excited, many LGBTQ+ campaigners argue that our rights are being eroded in […]

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Lottie London Is Launching Its Official Proud to Be Collection

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Lottie London is fuelled by passion and artistry of its fans. Founded on the key pillars of creativity, diversity and inclusion, the brand is excited to announce the launch of its Proud To Be collection ahead of Pride Month in June 2022.  Launching a brand new five-piece collection that is inspired by the creativity and […]

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The Pride Guide

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We’ve gathered our favourite 2022 Pride Events – with many returning for the first time since before the pandemic – spanning across the whole of the country. Take your pick this Pride Season; there’s certainly plenty to choose from…   Oxford Pride 4 June 2022 Oxford Pride is an important event that celebrates the LGBTIQ+ […]

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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 […]

Fynest Reads: To Cage a God

To Cage a God combines two things that fascinate me: Russian history and mythology. The book’s backdrop of a brewing […]

LGBT+ History Month 2024

The 2024 theme celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically and today.  We want […]

Touch-Me-Not: Ian Humphreys 

Touch-Me-Not  Ian Humphreys     this flower  doesn’t belong  on the canal  hiding  in an airless tunnel  where no-one goes  before […]