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NOVEMBER 2014

20 October - 15 November 2014
Glasgay! - Glasgow Festival

October - November 2014
Homotopia - Liverpool

10-22 November 2014
GFEST - London's gay arts festival

14-22 November 2014
Outburst Queer Arts Festival - Belfast

 

DECEMBER 2014

Monday 1 December 2014
World AIDS Day

 

Gay Pride Calendar 2015

FEBRUARY 2015

February 2015
LGBT History Month - Nationwide

February 2015
National Student Pride - London

 

MARCH 2014

March 2015
BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

 

MAY 2015

Sunday 17 May 2015
International Day Against Homophobia - IDAHO

 

JUNE 2015

Saturday 6 June 2015
Exmouth Pride

Saturday 27 June 2015
Pride in London

27-28 June 2015
Coventry Pride

 

DECEMBER 2015

Tuesday 1 December 2015
World AIDS Day

 


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Aberdeen Pride
Saturday 6 August 2011 tbc

Aberystwyth
Saturday 5 October 2013

Bangor - North Wales Pride
4-5 July 2014

Barnsley Gay Pride
Sunday 7 September 2014

Bear Pride - London
1-4 June 2012

Belfast Pride
Festival: 25 July 2014 - 2 August 2014
Parade: Saturday 2 August 2014

Belfast Outburst Queer Arts Festival
November 2014

BiCon Bisexual Convention - Horsforth near Leeds
31 July - 3 August 2014

Birmingham Pride
24 - 25 May 2014

Birmingham Pink Picnic
Saturday 30 July 2011

Black Pride - Vauxhall, London
Sunday 29 June 2014

Blackburn Pride
1-2 June 2013

Blackpool Pride
14-15 June 2014

Bournemouth - Bourne Free
11-13 July 2014

Bradford Pride
Saturday 1 June 2013

Brighton and Hove Pride -
Parade & Park Party: Saturday 2 August 2014.
Pride Arts & Film Festival: 18 July - 3 August 2014

Bristol - Pride Bristol
5-12 July 2014

Calderdale Pride - Halifax
Saturday 16 June 2012

Cambridge Pink Festival - Cambridge
Saturday 21 August 2010

Cardiff - Pride Cymru - Cardiff-Wales Lesbian & Gay Mardi Gras
Saturday 16 August 2014

Chester Pride
Saturday 4 October 2014

Cotswald Pride - Cheltenham
Saturday 6 August 2011

Cork LGBT Pride
28 July - 4 August 2014

Cornwall Gay Pride - Truro
Saturday 23 August 2014

Coventry Pride
27-28 June 2015

Cumbria Pride
Saturday 14 June 2014

Derbyshire Pride
Saturday 14 September 2013

Doncaster Pride
Saturday 16 August 2014

Dublin Pride
14-29 June 2014

Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival
5-18 May 2014

Dundalk Pride
14 - 20 July 2014

Durham Pride
Thursday 5 June 2014

Dyke March - London
Saturday 21 June 2014

East London Pride
Saturday 24 September 2011

Edinburgh Pride Scotia - Edinburgh
Saturday 21 June 2014

Equality Forum - Philadelphia
1-4 May 2014

Equality Walk - Stonewall, Brighton
Sunday 11 May 2014

Essex Pride - Chelmsford Gay Pride
Sunday 6 July 2014

EuroPride | EPOA Oslo, Norway
20-29 June 2014

Exeter LGBT Pride
Saturday 10 May 2014

Exmouth Pride
Saturday 6 June 2015

Film Festival - BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
20-30 March 2014

Foyle Pride - Derry / Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Saturday 23 August 2014

Gay Games - Cleveland+Akron, USA
2014

Gay Family Pride - Staffordshire
19-21 July 2013

Galway Pride - Ireland
18-24 August 2014

GFest - gayWise LGBT Arts Festival - London
November 2014

Glasgay! - Glasgow Festival
October - November 2014

Glasgow Pride
19 July - 3 August 2014

Glastonbury Pink Picnic
Saturday 28 August 2010

Gloucestershire Pride
Saturday 14 June 2014

Grimsby Pride
Saturday 30 August 2014

Harrogate Pride
Saturday 29 September 2012

Herefordshire Pride
Saturday 3 August 2013

History Month - Nationwide
February 2014

Huddersfield Pink Picnic
Sunday 22 July 2012

Hull and East Riding Pride
20-21 July 2013

19-20 July 2014

International Day Against Homophobia - IDAHO
Saturday 17 May 2014

Iris Prize - LGBT Film Festival - Cardiff
8-12 October 2014

Kerry Pride - Tralee
19-25 May 2014

Kilkenny's Gay Pride - Ireland
23-25 August 2013

Leeds Pride
Sunday 3 August 2014

Leicester Pride
Saturday 30 August 2014

Limerick Pride- Ireland
29 August - 7 September 2014

Lincoln Pride
Sunday 28 September 2014

Lisdoonvarn, Ireland - The Outing
30 August - 1 September 2013

Liverpool Pride
Saturday 2 August 2014

Liverpool LGBT Festival - Homotopia
November 2014

London - Pride in London - LGBT+ Community Pride
Festival: 21-28 June 2015
Parade and Soho Street Parties: Saturday 27 June 2015

Manchester Pride
Fringe Festival: 15-25 August 2014

Parade and Big Weekend: 22-25 August 2014

Middlesbrough Community Pride
Saturday 27 September 2014

Milton Keynes Pride - MK Pride
tbc

Newcastle-upon-Tyne - Northern Pride / N Pride
18-20 July 2014

Newry Pride
25-31 August 2014 - NEW DATE

Norwich Pride
Saturday 26 July 2014

Nottinghamshire Pride
Saturday 26 July 2014

Oldham Pride
Saturday 27 July 2013

Oxford Pride -
30 May - 8 June 2014

Pinkfields Festival - Barnsley
24-25 May 2014

Pride in Plymouth
Saturday 9 August 2014

Portsmouth Pride
21-26 June 2011

Preston Pride
Saturday 27 September 2014

Reading Pride
Saturday 30 August 2014

Scarborough Gay Pride
1-2 September 2012

Scottish Borders LGBT Pride Barbeque
Saturday 1 June 2013

Sheffield Pride
Saturday 28 June 2014

SHOUT Festival - Birmingham
tbc

Sligo - North West of Ireland Pride
21-24 August 2014

Southend Pride
Postponed till 2014

Sparkle - the national transgendered celebration, Manchester
11-13 July 2014

Stoke Pride
Saturday 9 August 2014

Student Pride - National - London
21-23 February 2014

Suffolk Pride
Saturday 21 June 2014

Sunderland Pride
Sunday 28 September 2014

Summer Rites - Shoreditch
tbc

Swansea Pride
Saturday 28 June 2014

Swindon and Wiltshire Pride
Saturday 9 August 2014

Tonbridge Pride
Saturday 17 August 2013

Torquay - English Riviera Pride
23 August 2014

Totnes Pride
Saturday 6 September 2014

Wakefield Pride
Sunday 11 August 2013

Wales - Pride Cymru, Cardiff
Saturday 16 August 2014

Walk for Life - Crusaid / THT
Sunday 8 June 2014

Wallsall Pride
Saturday 23 August 2014

Warrington Pride
Saturday 27 September 2014

Warwickshire Pride - Leamington Spa
Saturday 28 June 2014

Waterford Pride Mardi Gras
14-17 August 2014 - NEW DATE

Watford - Hertfordshire Pride
Saturday 30 August 2014

Weston Super Mare
Saturday 16 August 2014

Whitney Pride - Oxfordshire
Saturday 25 August 2012

Wiltshire - Pride of Wiltshire Festival
13-15 September 2013

Wolverhampton Pride
Saturday 27 September 2014

World AIDS Day
Monday 1 December 2014

York Pride
Saturday 21 June 2014

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GAY PRIDE NEWS


Brighton Pride secured until 2020
Brighton Pride
secured until 2020

Brighton Pride
have been granted council consent to produce the pride festival on Preston Park, parade, and ticketed village party for the next 6 years. 2014's Festival and Pride Village Party were hailed a resounding success, with overwhelmingly positive feedback
brighton-pride.org 14 Nov 14

 

National Gay Wedding Show to be sponsored by Manchester Pride
National Gay Wedding Show
to be sponsored by Manchester Pride

The event takes place at the Phones 4u Arena, Manchester. Tickets are £8 plus £2.25 booking fee
- Fri 10 Jan 2015
manchesterpride.com
13 Nov 14

nationalgayweddingshow

Pride London adverts emblazoned on buses win award
Pride in London adverts emblazoned on buses win award
Pride in London
and Barclays joined forces to launch the #FreedomTo campaign this summer, has been named winner of the Advert of the Year at the Stonewall Awards ceremony
standard.co.uk 11 Nov 14

 

Occupy movement joins Hong Kong's gay pride parade
Occupy
movement joins Hong Kong's gay pride parade

While organisers had ordered 500 rainbow umbrellas before they became a protest symbol, many more were on show, perhaps due to the Occupy factor or maybe because of the rain
scmp.com 9 Nov 14

Manchester Pride distributes £54,000 to LGBT and HIV charities
Manchester Pride distributes £54,000 to LGBT and HIV charities

Following a successful 12 months of celebration and campaigning in 2014, Manchester Pride is to distribute £54,000 raised for LGBT and HIV charities and organisations. The Manchester Pride 2014 annual review can be found here:
manchesterpride.com 6 Nov 14

 

Plans for Guildford's first pride
Plans for Guildford's first pride

A twitter and facebook campaign is drumming up support for Guildford's first pride parade next year
guildfordpride.co.uk

 


Coventry set for first ever Pride festival next summer

Coventry is one of the only cities in the country which does not have its own Pride event, and organisers say it is "long overdue"
- 27-28 June 2015
coventrytelegraph.net 5 Nov 14

Pride in London seeks three new directors

Pride in London seeks three new directors
1. Strategic Delivery Director - to lead our volunteer Operations Team

2. Sponsorship and Fundraising Director - essential to ensure that we have the funding

3. Legal and Secretarial Director - to ensure that we all keep on the straight and narrow

Full details
18 Oct 14

TUC asks how we feel about Pride in London
We have now witnessed two London Prides under the governance of London Pride Consortium, and it is time for us to reconvene and discuss how we feel about their efforts. You are invited to an open discussion at TUC Congress House, Great Russell St, London WC1
- 6pm, Mon 27 Oct
Register to attend 16 Oct 14

 

Book a stall at the launch of LGBT History Month
Next February sees the first Festival of LGBT History, in Manchester over the Valentine's weekend. Join us for the launch of LGBT History Month and promote your organisation:
Book a stall
cost £50.
Book advert
in the programme from £60.

- Tue 18 Nov
Launch - at Museum of St John, London

- February 2015
LGBT History Month

- 14-15 Feb Manchester
Festival of LGBT History: 16 Oct 14

 

Combat the "vast expanse of nothingness" facing LGBT people in north Dorset
New support group where people can meet, have a drink and discuss what they would like to see in the future, is planning a second meeting for at Charly's Bar in Gillingham Square from
- 7.30pm, Wed 22 Oct
westerngazette.co.uk 16 Oct 14

 

Queer Montenegro
"Queer Montenegro" parade on 2 November?

Organisers of Montenegro Pride said last week that the parade will be held on 26th October. However, since Podgorica marathon is being held that day, traditionally at the end of October, it has been decided to change the date of the Parade
inserbia.info 8 Oct 14
queermontenegro.org 8 Oct 14

Chester Pride 2014
City prepares for Chester Pride Festival
Sonia, Livin Joy and Kelly Llorena to headline event in Grosvenor Park. Cllr Bob Rudd, The Lord Mayor of Chester , will be one of them, travelling through the parade in a Roman Chariot while the Public and Commercial Services Union Samba Band provides music
- Sat 4 Oct
chesterchronicle.co.uk 1 Oct 14


Exmouth Pride

Exmouth Pride
festival planned for next summer

An 11-strong Exmouth Pride committee, headed up by primary school caretaker Sam Dawes, 27, has formed and a series of fundraising events are planned in the run-up of what organisers hope will be a landmark fixture on the town's calendar
- Sat 6 Jun 2015
exeterexpressandecho.co.uk 28 Sep 14


Thousands hit the streets for Middlesbrough Community Pride
Thousands hit the streets for Middlesbrough Community Pride

The town's centre square was transformed into a sea of colour and flamboyance to celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Teesside
gazettelive.co.uk 27 Sep 14

 

Belgrade gay pride [arade of shame
Serbia to allow first gay Pride march since 2010

Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic, after a meeting of Serbia's Security Coordination Bureau, said authorities had decided not to ban Sunday's march, but still reserved the right to do so if the threat to security was too great
reuters.com 26 Sep 14


St_Patrick_NYC_Boycott_Homophobia

More gay groups to apply for New York Paddy's Day parade
'I won't say that it is possible that we would consider another group,' say organisers
irishtimes.com 9 Sep 14

Uganda Pride on the shores of Lake Victoria

Celebrating gay pride around the world - your photos
It's been a mixed year for LGBT activists - in Uganda there has been some cause for celebration, but in Ukraine, others have suffered grave setbacks - but pride marches have continued to expand worldwide. We asked you to share your pictures, here's our pick of the best
theguardian.com
8 Sep 14

 

Totnes Pride

Totnes hosts the UK's largest rural Pride event
Proud2Be
laid on a host of event including speeches from Mayor of Totnes, Jacqi Hodgson, Peter Tatchell and Christine Burns, who together with award-winning Samba ROC Band, then led a procession up Fore Street and High Street to Totnes Civic Hall - video
torquayheraldexpress 8 Sep 14

Jarlath Burns

Catholic school students first to take part in Newry gay pride
Jarlath Burns, principal of St. Paul's High School in Co. Armagh and BBC gaelic football pundit, defended his decision to march with a group of senior pupils. "At St Paul's, we celebrate diversity. It is a welcoming place where all students can feel comfortable."
independent.ie 6 Sep 14

 

NYC St Patricks Day Parade
Gay groups voice scepticism of new New York St Patricks Day Parade policy

WNBC
, NBC's New York-based tv station, had been "prepared to drop its coverage" unless a compromise was reached to include a gay group in the event - the only group given permission to march is staff group NBCOut@NBCUniversal
theguardian.com 5 Sep 14

 

Cardinal Timothy Dolan
Gay groups in NYC St. Patrick's parade for first time

After years of strong resistance, organizers of New York's St. Patrick's Day parade on Wednesday said gays and lesbians will be allowed to march under their own banner for the first time, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan - the parade's grand marshal next March - has welcomed the move
ncronline.org 4 Sep 14

 

Death threats lead to shutdown of Bahamas pride
Death threats lead to shutdown of Bahamas pride

Bahamas' gay pride event was cut short as members of the LGBT community abandoned it out of fear of repercussions from irate members of the public, even as police remained on high alert for any signs of trouble
thenassauguardian.com 4 Sep 14

 

Sergei Aksyonov
No gay parades for Crimea

"If gay people go in the streets, the defense forces and the police will react accordingly. There will be no Pride marches in Crimea," says acting head of the republic Sergei Aksyonov
ria.ru 3 Sep 14

 

First ever rainbow crossing in a rural areaFirst ever rainbow crossing in a rural area
The Proud2Be Project successfully raised over £400 to ensure their rainbow crossing is ready for Totnes Pride this Saturday
- Sat 6 Sep
facebook.com 2 Sep 14

 

Leicester Pride red balloons
Parade of colour takes over city for Leicester Pride
Around 700 people met outside Curve theatre to kick off the parade at midday, before making their way through the city centre. The streets were lined with rainbow banners as the most flamboyant parade in Leicester's social calendar reached Victoria Park
leicestermercury.co.uk 1 Sep 14

 

Grimsby Pride
Grimsby partygoers celebrate differences and unity in our community
Councillor Cliff Barber, deputy mayor for North East Lincolnshire, officially opened Grimsby Pride 2014. An estimated crowd of about 2,000 people enjoyed the singing acts, including favourites Bears Aloud
grimsbytelegraph.co.uk 1 Sep 14

 

Reading Pride
Colour and glamour from the 11th year of Reading Pride
The colour and exuberance of Reading Pride was captured by Dave Cole this weekend in another great gallery. Headline acts included X Factor finalist Sam Callahan, Amanda Wilson of the Freemasons, and local favourite Nicolette Street
getreading.co.uk 1 Sep 14

 

Fantastic day in Cassiobury Park in Watford
Fantastic day in Cassiobury Park in Watford
Organiser
s thank everyone for making Herts Pride a great suucess
hertspride.co.uk 1 Sep 14

 

Support a rainbow crossing in Totnes
Support a rainbow crossing in Totnes

Proud2Be
 are appealing for funds for a rainbow crossing that will put Totnes on the map as a town that celebrates equality and diversity. It will be the first of its kind for a rural town crowdfunder.co.uk 26 Aug 14

Rose of Tralee Maria Wals
Rose of Tralee
reveals she's gay

"I'm confident in who I am as a person," said Maria Walsh, 27. "To me, being gay is normal. I told my parents and they were supportive, as I knew they would be."
independent.ie 24 Aug 14

 

Sydney Mardi Gras blames loss on negative publicity, high ticket prices
Sydney Mardi Gras blames loss on negative publicity, high ticket prices
The organisers recorded a loss of $177,644 last financial year, and suggested a radical overhaul of the festival including a downgrading of its signature party. The impact of negative publicity of Policing at events in 2013, despite the implementation of the Mardi Gras Accord, was one of several factors in lower sales this year
smh.com.au 23 Aug 14

- 13 Feb - 18 Mar 2015
mardigras.org.au

 

Free travel for Manchester Pride goers
Free travel for Manchester Pride goers
Metrolink is offering Pride wristband holders free travel around the city centre in support of the bank holiday event
- 22-25 Aug
metrolink.co.uk 22 Aug 14
manchesterpride.com

Galway Pride
Galway celebrates longest running gay pride festival in Ireland

Galway Community Pride Festival,
which, in its 25th year, is the longest continuously running pride festival in the country, started in 1989 by Nuala Ward, and includes a march through Galway city centre
- Sat 23 Aug
advertiser.ie 21 Aug 14
Galway Pride

 

Ride out for human rights

Support the Peter Tatchell Foundation
The Foundation exists to fund the campaigning work of Peter Tatchell, and this year you can help by joining us for a leisurely bike ride of around 8 miles from Tavistock Sq, WC1H 9H . Tickets £20
- Sun 14 Sep 2014
Get involved
20 Aug 14

 

Craigmore Vaiduct
Gay pride proposal leads to 'living in the dark ages' row

A row has broken out after a proposal to light-up a Craigmore Viaduct in rainbow colours for Newry Pride Festival was defeated. Sinn Fein, who put forward the idea at Newry and Mourne council meeting, have accused opposition councillors of "living in the dark ages"
irishmirror.ie 20 Aug 14

 

LGF Community Hub
LGF
Community Hub will open for Manchester's Big Weekend
Manchester Pride is working with The Lesbian and Gay Foundation to offer thousands attending the Big Weekend a series of free services designed to refresh, recharge and reconnect during the Bank Holiday festival
- 22-25 Aug
lgf.org.uk 19 Aug 14

 

Pride_Cymru_belly_dancers
Pride Cymru
leaves a trail of glitter through Cardiff

A colourful crowd of belly dancers and drag queens gathered at Churchill Way, before dancing down Queen Street to the Hayes and making their way to Coopers Field
walesonline.co.uk 18 Aug 14

 

Weston Supermare pull off their first ever pride
Weston Super Mare pull off their first ever pride

A colourful crowd of dancers and drag queens all gathered outside the Carrot yesterday morning for the "Pride March", once the resident queens of the edge arrived at 11.30 prompt and with police presence Mona Lotte and Leslie Lush headed the crowds and all marched through the town centre directly to Grove Park
facebook.com 18 Aug 14

 

Doncaster Pride
Doncaster's Gay Pride 'busiest' yet
The free event has been at four different venues in the past eight years. Organiser Michael Bratby said he hopes it will be one of the busiest
itv.com 18 Aug 14

 

Weston-super-Mare's inaugural Gay Pride this weekendWeston-super-Mare's inaugural Gay Pride this weekend
The parade, fronted by a drumming procession, will go down the High Street and into Grove Park, where the main event,which includes live music and children's activities, start at mid-day
- Sat 16 Aug
bristolpost.co.uk 16 Aug 14
wsmpride.co.uk

Nigel Owens who in 2013 supported the Cardiff Mardi Gras
20,000 people expected to join Pride Cymru for this year's Pride

Pride Cymru
returns to Cardiff on Saturday in its annual celebration of equality and diversity. Formerly known as Cardiff's Mardi Gras, rugby referee Nigel Owens supported the parade in 2013
- Cardiff, Sat 16 Aug
walesonline.co.uk 15 Aug 14

Pride Cymru 15 Aug 14

Nicola Marie Bloor
Doncaster Pride returns to the town centre

The public square on Waterdale hosts the gay celebration event - Party with the Stars - for the first time tomorrow, with X Factor 2012 finalist Nicola Marie Bloor topping the bill
- Sat 16 Aug
doncasterfreepress.co.uk 15 Aug 14

Doncaster Pride 15 Aug 14

Loveable Manchester Pride
Manchester woke up to a sea of red heart balloons this morning

The loveable guerrilla stunt by Manchester Pride saw 500 red balloons mysteriously floating in key city centre locations ahead of it's Big Weekend festival, which takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend
- 22-25 Aug
manchesterpride.com 15 Aug 14

 

Anal Treet
'Right to roam' campaigners plan protest over Manchester Pride road closures

Rights of way campaigners are planning a peaceful 'tresspass' at this year's Pride festival - arguing that the organisers cannot stop them walking down Canal Street for free
-22-25 Aug

manchestereveningnews 14 Aug 14

 

Rover's Return
Special Coronation Street tours in the run up to Manchester Pride

Visitors who attend tours between 8-9pm dressed as one of the many iconic Coronation Street characters will receive a free souvenir photo of them posing behind the bar of the Rovers Return
- 18-22 Aug
tickets 12 Aug 14

Lea DeLaria
Lea DeLaria this year's Grand Marshal at Manchester Pride

Star of American TV sensation, Orange is the New Black, has been announced as this year's Grand Marshal at Manchester Pride's Parade. The theme is LOVE
- 22-25 Aug
manchesterpride.com 11 Aug 14

Swindon Pride 2014
Gay Pride takes to the streets of Swindon

It was the seventh year that Pride has been held in the town by Swindon's LGBT community, with the largest number of people taking part in the parade yet and a record number of stalls available to browse
swindonadvertiser.co.uk 11 Aug 14

Pride in Plymouth
Plymouth takes Pride in its sexual diversity

It was Pride in Plymouth's first year in the central location, and one of eight organisers, Alan Butler, said: "It has been much bigger than expected, and the volunteers have been amazing"
plymouthherald.co.uk 11 Aug 14

Uganda Pride 2014
Uganda holds first pride rally after 'abominable' anti-gay law overturned

Activists gather on shores of Lake Victoria to celebrate gay pride after law that gave homosexuals life sentence is thrown out
theguardian.com 10 Aug 14

 

Plymouth Pride
Huge gay pride event is set to hit Plymouth this weekend

Organisers are describing the event as the "first proper" gay pride parade through the city centre, which departs from the Jigsaw Garden at Drake Circus at 12.15pm
- Sat 9 Aug
plymouthherald.co.uk
prideinplymouth.org.uk 8 Aug 14

Swindon Pride 2014
Thames Water
sponsor Swindon Pride main stage

Marcus Collins heads the lineup for Swindon and Wiltshire Pride this weekend at Town Gardens, Quarry Road, Swindon
- Sat 9 Aug
swindonwiltshirepride.co.uk 8 Aug 14

Pride Cymru
Union J
replaced by Collabro and Stooshe at Pride Cymru

Union J
have cancelled their performance at Wales' biggest pride event next weekend in Cardiff. Instead they will appear on the National Lottery television show on the same evening
- Sat 16 Aug
pridecymru.co.uk 8 Aug 14

Peter Tatchell: is gay identity just a phase?
Does LGBTI Pride have a future?
Is gay identity just a phase?

In a future non-homophobic society more people are likely to have gay sex but less people will identify as gay (or straight), argues Peter Tatchell
petertatchellfoundation.org 7 Aug 14

Man accused of throwing a knife into Brighton Pride crowd
James Savage, 21, is also accused of breaking the wrist of a police officer who tried to arrest him
theargus.co.uk
5 Aug 14

pride in london
Get an update and help shape Pride in London 2015

The first Open Meeting since Pride in London 2014 will be looking back on the successes this year, and planning ahead to 2015. They want to know what you think!
- Mon 1 Sep
Register for free ticket 5 Aug 14


They parade their sin like Sodom - YES!

Belfast Gay Pride parade bring sea of colour to soaked city streets
Despite a few protestors, thousands of people joined in the fun of the 24th annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast, billed as biggest gay gathering in Ireland
belfasttelegraph.co.uk
4 Aug 14

 

Brighton Argus is Proud of Pride
Colour, confidence, floats and lots of Pride

160,000 people join the celebrations for Brighton and Hove Pride, while the Brighton Argus publishes a special edition
theargus.co.uk 3 Aug 14

 

Liverpool Pride 2014
Liverpool Pride
Live

Follow all the action as the fifth annual LGBT celebration hits the city
- Sat 2 Aug
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Liverpool Pride 2 Aug 14

Leeds Pride
Thousands set to fly the flag at
Leeds Pride
Pussycat Dolls
superstar Kimberley Wyatt and girl band Stooshe are just some of the headliners who are set to entertain crowds at Leeds Pride
- Sun 3 Aug
yorkshireeveningpost

Leeds Pride 2 Aug 14

Pixie Lott
Pixie Lott joins All Saints and Conchita Wurst at Manchester Pride

Amelia Lily, will also make a return to the city for a Big Weekend performance. The reality TV success story will join fellow former X Factor contestants Marcus Collins and Lucy Spraggan
- 22-25 Aug
manchesterpride.com 1 Aug 14

Rainbow Rooms haven at Brighton Pride
Rainbow Rooms: an oasis of calm at Brighton Pride

Situated in the heart of the Gay Village, The Rainbow Rooms will give local residents and Pride guests a chance to eat, enjoy Fine wines and champagne or a pint of Harvey's real Ale, and relax in a unique space dedicated to the chill at Pride that respects the ambience of the gardens and AIDS memorial
-1-3 Aug
brighton-pride.org 31 Jul 14

 

Paws with Pride
Paws with Pride
comes to Newcastle

Pets of all sizes and persuasions are being invited to take part in a special event this weekend. Paws with Pride, at Leazes Park, Newcastle, will feature a whole host of animal-based attractions
- 11.30am-4.30pm, Sun 3 Aug
northern-pride.com 31 Jul 14

 

Nottinghamshire Pride sea of colour
Sea of colour as Nottinghamshire Pride comes to town

"It's a really good show of diversity and we've got to support this kind of thing. The fact that some of the rest of the world is going backwards on gay rights is a terrible thing and it means it's more important that we are not," said pensioner Bill Bond
nottinghampost.com 28 Jul 14

 

Norwich_pride_2014_knitting
Samba drums and carnival spirit at Norwich Pride

Samba drums sounded as dancers shimmied through a sun-drenched Norwich city centre, leading thousands on the sixth annual Pride procession. Organisers hailed businesses, including Aviva and Fosters Solicitors, for their sponsorship
edp24.co.uk 28 Jul 14

Russian authorities tell St. Petersburg Pride to use landfill site
Since 2010, the government has denied the group, Ravnopraviye (Equality), permission to host rallies in public areas and has instead suggested alternative out-of-the-way sites in far off villages
thinkprogress.org 27 Jul 14

Tow truck company targeted gay pride events
Tow truck company owner Jason P. Combs, 44, is charged on 49 counts of grand theft of a motor vehicle and various charges, after he allegedly targeted vehicles of those attending Gay Days events in Florida
dailymail.co.uk 27 Jul 14

 

If_the_shoe_fits_wear_it
Liverpool's fairytale begins...

Liverpool Pride 2014
is just two weeks away! Don't forget to book your tickets in advance for £8 at:
liverpoolpride.co.uk 21 Jul 14

 

Northern Pride braves the rain
7,000 join the biggest ever Northern Pride

The three-day event, celebrating the region's LGBT community, began with gigs at Newcastle's Times Square and the Town Moor last night
chroniclelive.co.uk 20 Jul 14

 

manchester police reveal rainbow car
Manchester Police kit out patrol car with rainbow colours
Greater Manchester Police
have decked out a Hyundai patrol car in rainbow-themed livery in a bid to reach out to the region's gay and lesbian community
manchestereveningnews 18 Jul 14

 

Newcastle Northern Pride app
New APP celebrates the return of Newcastle Pride

The new app includes details of how North East businesses are supporting it with a range of special offers worth up to £1000
- 18-20 Jul
northern-pride.com 18 Jul 14

 

Brighton Pride parties
Brighton Pride
official parties guide

There are a number of unmissable Official Pride parties scheduled across the city that are a must for Pride lovers and party goers alike
18 Jul - 3 Aug
brighton-pride.org 18 Jul 14

 

Glasgow Pride guide
Glasgow Pride
festival guide

A fabulous range of events including: Kaleidoscope Art Exhibition, Human Rights Conference, Drumming Workshops, and more
- 19 Jul - 3 Aug
prideglasgow.co.uk 18 Jul 14

 

Skegness Pride
Calls for a gay pride festival in Skegness

According to those pushing for a bold new event for the town, Skegness has a huge hidden gay population - and should be able to celebrate that
eastlindseytarget.co.uk 18 Jul 14

 

Frankie and Coleen at Sparkle
Sparkle shines bright in transgender celebration
People from all over the country descended on Manchester's Sackville Gardens for the annual Sparkle in the Park to celebrate all things transgender with food, drink and live entertainment
manchestereveningnews 14 Jul 14

 

Bourne Free with Bucks Fizz
Thousands enjoy 10th Bourne Free pride event

Led by Eurovision legends Bucks Fizz in a dazzling pink car, the gay pride celebration kicked off in style in Bournemouth, before weaving its way through the town centre
bristolpost.co.uk 14 Jul 14

 

Bristol pride sees record numbers
Record numbers at Bristol Pride

An estimated 4,000 people took part in a procession from Queens Square on Saturday with many more spectators coming to cheer and show support. In total there were 10 days of events across the city
bristolpost.co.uk 14 Jul 14

Jersey's first LGBT rights parade
Rally for equal marriage and gay rights in the Channel Island meets at Royal Square at 12 Noon and we will parade to Liberation Square at 12:20
- Sat 12 Jul
facebook.com 11 Jul 14

 

Big Weekend Ticket
Manchester Pride
offers hardship tickets

A limited number of discounted day tickets (300 in total across the four days) for people who are unemployed, over 65 or on a low income. Apply online from 1 August
- Big Weekend 22-25 Aug
manchesterpride.com 10 Jul 14

 

Apple - inclusion inspires innovation
Apple
CEO Tim Cook isn't afraid to be a corporate activist

Video shows more than 5,000 Apple employees and family members preparing for, and marching in, San Francisco's 44th annual Gay Pride parade
techrepublic.com 9 Jul 14

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Bristol Pride week 2014
Bristol Pride Festival
named No2 'Best Pride In The UK'

Cooperative Respect Awards
recognised Bristol as one of the largest Prides with 17 events across Pride 'Week', and record numbers expected this year in Castle Park
- Sat 12 Jul
pridebristol.co.uk 8 Jul 14

 

Tyne and Wear Fire crews host Newcastle Pride breakfast
Tyne and Wear fire crews host Newcastle Pride breakfast

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service
will be hosting a Pride breakfast at Northern Stage, and providing fire safety demonstrations at the Town Moor throughout the weekend
- Sat 19 July
northern-pride.com 8 Jul 14

 

Conchita Wurst at Madrid Pride
Europe's 'gay capital' stages huge Pride parade

Organizers of Madrid Pride call it the biggest pride party in Europe, estimating that 1.2 million people joined in
thelocal.es 7 Jul 14

 

Kuchus Day Out - Uganda's gay pride
Ugandans celebrate Pride, despite anti-gay law

About 100 people gathered on a Ugandan beach last weekend to celebrate Kuchus' Day Out, and express LGBT solidarity in an increasingly anti-gay country - and to have fun
76crimes.com 5 Jul 14

Ukraine Pride cancelled
Ukraine pride cancelled after police fail to guarantee protection

The failure of the Ukrainian authorities to guarantee protection for those taking part in the planned Pride march on 5 July sends all the wrong signals, said Amnesty International
amnesty.org 5 Jul 14

 

Essex Pride
An annual celebration of LGBT life in Essex and beyond

Essex Pride
features gay bingo, market stalls, keynote speaker Elly Barnes, and X Factor star Lucy Spraggan
- Sat 5 Jul
essexpride.org 4 Jul 14 4 Jul 14

 

Bristol Pride 2014
Bristol Pride Week
expecting record numbers

Bristol Pride Week
includes a film festival, dog show, tea dance, theatre and comedy nights, culminating in the parade at Castle Park
- 3-13 Jul
pridebristol.co.uk 4 Jul 14 4 Jul 14

 

North Wales Pride
Misha B joins line-up at North Wales Pride

together with Alys Williams and Kameelion at the beautiful Grade II listed Hendre Hall outside Bangor, at the foothills of the magnificent Snowdonia National Park
- 4-6 Jul
northwalespride.com 4 Jul 14

 

Norwich_Pride_Guide_2014
Norwich Pride launch their Guide 2014

With details of The Pride Village with over 40 stalls inside the Forum; the parade through the city centre; and the entertainment and picnic at Chapelfield Gardens
- Sat 26 Jul
norwichpride.org.uk 4 Jul 14

Collabro at Brighton Pride
Collabro join main stage line-up at Brighton Pride

Collabro thrilled us during this years Britain's Got Talent finals, ensuring our attention with their unique and emotive interpretations of the very best of musical classics. And now they are joining Brighton Pride - Preston Park, Tickets £20, noon-10pm, Sat 2 Aug
brighton-pride.org 4 Jul 14

 

Proud2be at Totnes Pride
High Profile LGBT figures set to attend this year's Totnes Pride

Peter Tatchell, Christine Burns -known for her work with Press for Change, and Suran Dickson of Diversity Role Models, will support Devon-based social enterprise Proud2Be Project at Totnes Pride
- Sat 6 Sep
totnespride.co.uk 3 Jul 14

 

Tim Cook Apple CEO attends San Francisco Pride
Tim Cook marches with LGBT Apple employees in San Francisco Pride

Apple
CEO Tim Cook (left) was seen sporting a Pride shirt with his employees in a photo posted on Twitter by Apple employee Mark Bober
businessinsider.com 30 Jun 14

Istanbul Pride
Tens of thousands attend Gay Parade in Istanbul

"Put your legs on your shoulders against fascism," "We are the soldiers of Freddy Mercury," "AKP go away, the queers are here," and "The earth would shake if queers were free," were other popular slogans used on banners
hurriyetdailynews.com 30 Jun 14


Big Pride Picnic in the Park
on Sunday

Featuring the Pride Carnival Stage hosted in conjunction with UK Black Pride; sports events, Doggy Walk; and Switchboard@40 Cake Bakeoff
- Sun 28 Jun, 1-8pm, Vauxhall
prideinlondon.org 28 Jun 14

Rainbow_Crossing_London
Rainbow Crossing unveiled in London in time for Pride

London has officially unveiled a rainbow crossing just in time for this year's London Pride Parade. The zebra crossing, which is only temporary is placed at the crossing of Pall Mall east and Suffolk Street. It was unveiled by Conservative MP Mike Free
thepridepages 28 Jun 14


A Pride in London message from the Prime Minister - David Cameron
youtu.be 27 Jun 14

Sponsorship of US gay pride parades on the rise
From Starbucks to eBay to Macy's, the increasing visibility of corporations at the parade in Utah and at others across the country in recent years comes as same-sex marriage bans fall in the courts and polls show greater public acceptance of gay marriage
chron.com 26 Jun 14

London Live coverage of Pride in London
A 2-hour special, broadcasting live from Pride in
London

London Live
will bring you all the colour and the fun as thousands gather to watch this year's parade make its way through the West End, before gathering in Trafalgar Square for a mass celebration
- 3pm, Sat 28 Jun
londonlive.co.uk 25 Jun 14

Boy Scouts lead NYC Pride march
In historic first, New York-area Boy Scouts to lead iconic NYC Pride March

Three generations of Scouts of active and former Boy Scouts and leaders will present the American flag during the national anthem at the NYC Pride March opening ceremony
gopride.com 24 Jun 14

Scotland's LGBT community campaign for an independent Scotland
At Pride Scotia in Edinburgh, LGBT community and supporters campaigning for a YES vote in September 2014 to make Scotland a fairer, equal and just society for all
twitter | facebook 22 Jun 14

 

Suffolk Council staff at pride 2014
Suffolk Council wave flags of Pride
Rainbow flags supplied by Suffolk Council made for a colourful parade in Ipswich for Suffolk Pride
Video | facebook 22 Jun 14

 

Dyke March London in Soho Square
Dyke Marches colonized by "male lesbians"
A group of lesbians demonstrated at the march, raising awareness of how Dyke Marches worldwide have been aggressively colonized by "male lesbians"
femalebiologymatters 22 Jun 14

 

Conchita Wurst at Pride in London
Conchita Wurst to headline at Pride in London

Austria's bearded, bedazzling Eurovision winner takes to the stage to celebrate her historic win with the dancing crowds at 17.40. She's joined on the bill by other fabulous acts including Sinitta, Sink the Pink and La Voix
- Trafalgar Square, Sat 28 Jun
prideinlondon.org 21 Jun 14

 

NYC Pride and Bisexual Activists reach understanding
Bisexual activists and NYC Pride officials have reached an agreement on alleged bi erasure at New York's pride parade, after a gay man, a lesbian, and a transgender woman were named grand marshals - without anyone representing bisexuals
advocate.com 21 Jun 14

 

Antony Jenkins
Barclays
CEO Antony Jenkins on why the bank is the headline sponsor of Pride in London

"There is a great spirit to it," he adds. Schedule permitting, there is a chance that Jenkins will be back among the festivalgoers a week on Saturday as Barclays becomes the headline sponsor of the event after a lower-key association for the past two years
standard.co.uk 20 Jun 14

 

FreedomTO

What does Pride means to you?
Pride in London's #FreedomTo campaign is about making sure that everyone's story is heard. And send in pictures of the celebrities you can spot on the new TfL adverts
prideinlondon.org 18 Jun 14

 

Pride Radio licenced to broadcast Newcastle Pride
Pride Radio
licenced to broadcast in time for Newcastle Pride

The North East's only dedicated LGBT radio station will now be broadcasting live from one of the region's biggest free events after being granted a temporary licence on 107.9FM, says director Lee Finan
- Pride Parade Sat 19 Aug
- Pride Radio 12 Aug-8 Sep
prideradio.co.uk 18 Jun 14

 

Gloucestershire Pride
Hundreds gather for Gloucestershire Pride 2014

A series of banners represented each decade from the 1960s highlighted key events of each decade including the 1967 decriminalisation of homosexual acts and the legalisation of Gay Marriage in 2014
gloucestercitizen.co.uk 15 Jun 14

 

B
Blackpool Pride lead by pumpkin coach
Together with Blackpool Mounted Police and Blackpool Brass Band - video
youtu.be 15 Jun 14

 

Rainbow Crossing for Pride in London
TfL
paves the way with a rainbow crossing for Pride in London 2014

The rainbow crossing, similar to ones that have appeared in Tel Aviv and Sydney, will be in place for one day only during the parade at the junction of Pall Mall East and Suffolk Street, on the site of an existing pedestrian crossing
tfl.gov.uk 14 Jun 14

Brighton rainbow crossing
bbc.co.uk 10 Jun 14

Newcastle Pride parade

Newcastle Pride finds there’s no place like home
Three of the North East’s top housing organisations will be sponsoring the festival’s carnival-style parade, which runs through the city
- Sat 19 Jul
northern-pride.com 14 Jun 14

 

Out On The Dock LGBT festival 2014

Summer Rites and L-Wired presents Out on the Dock
Naughty nautical themed music festival for the entire LGBT community by lesbian super-clubbing brand, One Love, supported by Smirnoff at Tobacco Dock, Wapping, London
- Sat 26 Jul

outonthedock.com 13 Jun 14

Heather Small at Liverpool Pride

Liverpool Pride to present Heather Small of M People
1990s chart toppers Heather Small of M People will take to the Waterfront stage as part of what is becoming a fantastic line-up of entertainment for Liverpool Pride's 'Glam Fairy Tales' themed event and 5th Birthday
- Sat 2 Aug
liverpoolpride.co.uk 13 Jun 14

 

http://www.brighton-pride.org/event.php?id=1401880996

Brighton Pride festival Welcome Centre in Charles Street
In the week running up to the Brighton Pride festival there will be a Welcome Centre located above Charles Street in Envy Bar to purchase tickets for the Pride Festival; Pride Village Party; and official Pride Party
- Sat 2 Aug
brighton-pride.org 13 Jun 14

 

Dyke March London 2014

Dyke March London announces speakers
The Safra Project will speak about their Muslim women's organisation; and Sarah Brown, a former Lib Dem councillor in Cambridge, activist and blogger, will speak about transgender women and lesbianism
- Sat 21 Jun
dykemarchlondon.org.uk 13 Jun 14

Manchester Pride cocktails

Manchester Pride raised over £2,000 during IDAHOT
Organisers ran Discuss with Pride, Drink With Pride and Run With Pride to fundraise for the Pride Community Fund, which supports LGBT and HIV charities and organisations in Greater Manchester. Twelve bars created Pride Cocktails throughout May
manchesterpride.com 12 Jun 14

 

Tea with the Old Queen

A "backstairs" peak into the royal household at Newcastle Pride
Tea with the Old Queen, based on the fictitious secret diaries of the Queen Mother's real-life page and steward, will be staged at the North East Mining Institute, Westgate Road, Newcastle
- Sat 5 Jul
northern-pride.com 12 Jun 14

 

Brighton Rainbow Crossing

Brighton unveils 'rainbow road crossing' for Pride month
Brighton MP Caroline Lucas said the rainbow crossing was "a great tribute to that spirit of diversity and inclusiveness embraced by our city"
bbc.co.uk 10 Jun 14

London to get its own rainbow crossing in time for Pride
pinknews.co.uk 10 Jun 14

 

Brighton Rainbow Run 2014

Inaugural 5k Brighton Pride Rainbow Run
Every omi and polone is expected chuck on some lycra and leg warmers and troll along to Preston Park to vada the talented totty and bona bods as they mince around a variety of camp courses. Dress for 70's wonder women action! Preston Park
- Sun 27 Jul
brighton-pride.org 9 Jun 14

 

Oxford Pride March 2014

Oxford Pride parades through the city
Organisers posted online confirming the parade was still on, and said: "It may be raining but Oxford Pride is still going ahead with sunny skies on the horizon. Bring your rainbow umbrellas and free ponchos are available."
oxfordmail.co.uk 8 Jun 14

 

Durham Pride 2014

Durham hosts first pride festival
The inaugural Durham Pride, organised by the county's LGBTQ community, featured street entertainment, live music and DJ sets
thenorthernecho.co.uk 8 Jun 14

 

Brighton Pride Village Party 2014

Pride Village Party becomes official Brighton Pride weekend celebration
For a one-year trial, at the insistence of the statutory authorities, the Pride Village Party will become part of the official Brighton Pride weekend celebration
- from 6pm, Sat 2 Aug (with entertainment after the Preston Park festival from 8pm), and 2-8pm, Sun 3 Aug

brighton-pride.org 6 Jun 14

 

Northern Pride Newcastle

Newcastle Pride is taking the biscuit with pop-up art exhibition
The UK's largest art, craft and design gallery, The Biscuit Factory will bring a selection of art to the heart of Newcastle's Town Moor for the three-day event
- 18-20 Jul
northern-pride.com 6 Jun 14

 

York Pride 2014

York Pride's biggest ever line-up
The UK's largest art, craft and design gallery, The Biscuit Factory will bring a selection of art to the heart of Newcastle's Town Moor for the three-day event
- 18-20 Jul
northern-pride.com 6 Jun 14

 

Glasgow Pride 2014

Blue pull out of Glasgow Pride
The band's management say they have pulled out of headlining the event on 19 July due to "availability" issues
prideglasgow.co.uk 5 Jun 14

 

Take part in Manchester Pride
Applications are now open for Manchester Pride Parade

There are loads of ways to get involved with Manchester Pride. As a registered charity, we rely heavily on volunteers throughout the year. Perhaps you would like to take part in the parade as an organisation, or maybe perform at the Big Weekend?
- 23-25 Aug
Volunteer 4 Jun 14

Cyprus's first gay pride march will highlight lack of rights
16 years after homosexuality was decriminalised, gay couples in Cyprus do not have the same rights to social housing and other benefits as heterosexuals and miss out on other entitlements such as being consulted over medical treatment if a partner is ill
reuters.com 31 May 14

President Barack Obama declares June LGBT Pride Month
In a proclamation released by the White House Friday he called on Americans to recommit themselves to finishing the work that remains for achieving full equality
metroweekly.com 31 May 14

Faye Tozer
Faye Tozer is 'Step-ping' up to appear at Newcastle Pride
The singer, actress and television presenter, who recently reunited with the BRIT award-winning band following a ten year split, will be hitting the stage twice during the three-day event, starting with the Pride in the City stage at Times Square
- Fri 18 Jul
northern-pride.com 31 May 14

Oxford Pride Festival
Oxford Pride 2014 is a diverse festival of LGBT events

Launch party, LGBT history workshops and walks, arts events, discussions, a dog show, quizzes, book clubs, club nights, social gatherings, and parade workshops - climaxing on Saturday 7 June with the Parade and Community Fair Day
- Fri 30 May - Sun 8 Jun
oxford-pride.org.uk 28 May 14

Sir Ian McKellen and Christopher Biggins to open Walk For Life 2014
Sir Ian McKellen and Christopher Biggins to open Walk For Life 2014

The dynamic duo have kindly donated their time to send off hundreds of caped and costumed walkers on the 10km sponsored walk around central London, which this year has a 'Heroes, Heroines and Villains' theme, in aid of Terrence Higgins Trust
- Sun 8 Jun
tht.org.uk 28 May 14

NE1 sponsors Northern Pride
Business Improvement District Company, NE1, to sponsor Northern Pride

Sean Bullick, Chief Executive of NE1, said NE1 has implemented a wide range of initiatives designed to raise the profile of the city and attract additional visitors
- Newcastle Pride, 18-20 Jul
northern-pride.com 27 May 14

Stonewall Summer Party 2014
Beverley Knight to perform at Stonewall's Summer Party

Soul sensation Beverley Knight will perform an exclusive set at Stonewall's annual Summer Party at the Kensington Roof Gardens
- Fri 13 Jun
stonewall.org.uk 27 May 14

Brighton Pride street party will be ticketed
Brighton Pride
street party to be ticketed this year

Last year it was estimated that 30,000 people flocked to the enclosed confines of St James' Street for the Gay Village Party and organisers say the new wristband system will mean a smaller, more manageable and safer gathering
- Sat 2 Aug
theargus.co.uk 23 May 14

Liverpool Pride 2014
Liverpool Pride
theme is Glam Fairy Tales

And a limited number of early bird tickets will be on sale at just £5 from Friday 23 May
- Sat 2 Aug
liverpoolpride.co.uk 22 May 14

Rainbow cocktail
Manchester Pride challenge bars to create their Pride Cocktail

Twelve bars - The Alchemist on New York Street, Black Dog Ballroom NQ, Black Dog Ballroom NWS, Dog Bowl, Apotheca, El Capo, The Whiskey Jar, Gorilla, Via & Polari, Taurus, and The Garratt - put their mixologists to the test and are selling their Pride Cocktail throughout May to raise funds for Manchester Pride's Community Fund
manchesterpride.com 20 May 14

 

Take part in Manchester Pride
Applications are now open for Manchester Pride Parade

There are loads of ways to get involved with Manchester Pride. As a registered charity, we rely heavily on volunteers throughout the year. Perhaps you would like to take part in the parade as an organisation, or maybe perform at the Big Weekend?
- 23-25 Aug
Volunteer 15 May 14

 

Urban World Pride 2014
Urban World returns for Pride in London

Featuring Bootylicious, WORK, Queer Nation Urban Desi & Bibti at the amazing legendary 4 room venue Scala in Kings Cross
- Sat 28 Jun
tickets 9 May 14


Alexander Yermoshkin

Approved gay event in Russia's far east set to test tolerance

Gay rights activist Alexander Yermoshkin said Thursday that local authorities had approved his request to hold a public event against LGBT discrimination on May 17, a move that may see Russia's controversial anti-gay propaganda law tested
themoscowtimes.com 9 May 14

rainbow columns in Moscow's May Day parade
Rainbow columns attacked in Moscow's May Day parade
LGBT activists were detained by Moscow police after 'famous Moscow homophobes' attacked gay marchers, however the St Petersburg parade passed peacefully
gayrussia.eu 3 May 14


Oxford Pride 2014

Oxford Pride
line-up for their Unite The Union stage

Headliners Rhapsody take to the stage at 5:20pm, bringing a full hour of Queen hits to get everyone up and dancing, and they're followed by a special appearance from Jo O'Meara from S Club 7
- Oxpens Field, Sat 7 Jun
oxford-pride.org.uk 2 May 14


GBF movie at Liverpool Pride

Liverpool Pride celebrate one year of screening LGBT films
They are marking the occasion with another entertaining Gala Film Night, with the hilarious new comedy GBF (Gay Best Friend) at The Light, the state-of-the-art digital cinema in New Brighton - Tue 6 May
lightcinemas.co.uk 2 May


Blue at Brighton Pride

Brighton turns Blue for Pride
Get ready to scream, faint and behave like a loved-up teenager because Brighton Pride are pleased to announce that the multi-platinum selling, award winning and completely gorgeous boy band Blue will be performing on the Pride Main Stage at Preston Park - Sat 2 Aug
brighton-pride.org 2 May 14

 

Equality Walk for Stonewall
DJ Adele Roberts and British Bake Off's John Whaite to host Stonewall's Brighton Equality Walk
Cheering on hundreds of Stonewall supporters raising money for their Gay. Let's Get the Meaning Straight campaign, tackling anti-gay language in schools across Britain following research that shows 99% of LGB young people hear phrases such as 'that's so gay' or 'you're so gay' - Sun 11 May
equalitywalk.org.uk 25 Apr 14

 

One Dircetion support Northern Pride
Win VVIP tickets to see One Direction with Northern Pride
Tickets are £40 each, with a maximum 500 being sold, and entries close 21 May, to see the event at Sunderland's Stadium of Light on Wed 28 May. To enter visit:
northern-pride.com 25 Apr 14

 

Manchester Pride's Concorde event raises £9,000

Manchester Pride Concorde event raises £9,185
Manchester Pride are over the moon after a glitzy fundraiser featuring X Factor winner Sam Bailey raised more than £9,000 for their charitable fund
manchestereveningnews | manchesterpride.com 24 Apr 14

 

Pink Trail gay pride pub crawl to replace Huddersfield Pride
Five Huddersfield bars to stage mini festival after Pink Picnic 2014 was called off for the second year running - Sun 27 Jul
examiner.co.uk
21 Apr 14

 

Amanda Westlake

Tributes paid to founder of Gloucestershire Gay Girls
Tributes have been paid to 'devoted' campaigner Amanda Westlake, who lost her battle with cancer. In 2008 she founded the Gloucestershire Gay Girls and was involved in the annual Gloucestershire Pride
gloucestershireecho.co.uk 21 Apr 14

 

2015 LGBT History Month winning badge design chosen
Maria Efremova from University of Bedfordshire has won £250 for designing the logo for next years' LGBT History Month when the theme is ... history
- February 2015
lgbthistorymonth.org.uk 15 Apr 14

 

Brighton Pride - The World's a Disco

Early Bird Brighton Pride tickets close Easter
Join 160,000 expected participants and spectators as 2014's LGBT community Pride Parade The World's A Disco celebrates the music, dance and colour from around the globe - Sat 2 Aug
brighton-pride.org 15 Apr 14

Iain McLeod

Building society manager to DJ at Newcastle Pride
Iain Macleod, who has worked at Newcastle Building Society for the past six years, will be performing at Newcastle Pride 2014, which returns to the region - from Fri 18 Jul
northern-pride.com 15 Apr 14

The Un-straight Museum

Homotopia curates the Un-straight Museum
Liverpools' LGBT arts festival will explore the role of cultural institutions, curators and archivists in representing marginalised communities and promoting diversity - 13-14 Jun
liverpoolmuseums.org.uk 13 Apr 14

Rainbow kites

Bristol Pride plan kite-making classes
The 2014 festival will see a week of events including a roller disco with Bristol Bump, and official Pride afterparty at O2 Academy - 5-12 Jul
pridebristol.co.uk 13 Apr 14


Glittergong Award 2014

Northern Pride wins Glittergong award
The awards, run by Rusty's Bar, were designed to honour the organisations and individuals who have helped make the area around Newcastle's Times Square one of the most popular LGBT destinations in the UK
northern-pride.com 9 Apr 14

Worldpride Toronoto 2014Pride Toronto to host North America's first ever WorldPride
Melissa Etheridge, Rufus Wainwright and Boy George are among the stars at WorldPride 2014 - ten days of queer celebration - 20-29 June 2014
worldpridetoronto.com 9 Apr 14


Dandifest at Norwich Pride

Norwich Pride launches Dandifest
The Norwich Dandies art collective are proud to announce a new independent artist led festival: Art, Poetry, Politics, Adopt-A-Pansy, Feminist Armpits - 28 April - 10 May
norwichpride.org.uk 8 Apr 14

Northern Pride Newcastle
Newcastle Pride returns with a newly extended three-day line up

For the first time in the festival's seven year history it will feature both a main stage at the Town Moor, playing host to performers including Shayne Ward and the Vengaboys, along with a second stage at the heart of the city centre - Fri 18 Jul
northern-pride.com 4 Apr 14

Bear Fest 2014

The first London Bearfest 2014
A week-long festival celebrating the ever growing international bear scene. Taking place across the capital - 18-26 May
londonbearfest.com 29 Mar 14

Rainbow flag flies above York Mansion House

Rainbow flag flies above York Mansion House
to celebrate the first gay weddings. York Pride welcomed the news: "We want to throw homophobia into York's history books and the backing of the City Council is vital for that" - Sat 21 Jun
yorkpride.org.uk 29 Mar 14

Birmingham Pride 24-25 May 2014

Eternal, Gabrielle and Conor Maynard top the bill at Birmingham Gay Pride
The bonanza of pop and partying again takes place over the May Bank Holiday weekend in the city's gay village - 24-25 May 2014
birminghammail 28 Mar 14
birminghampride

Pinkfields 2014

Pinkfields gay pride festival hopes to pick up where Huddersfield's Pink Picnic left off
Takes place in a clearing of a wood about one mile from Denby Dale with a shuttle bus from Denby Dale - 24-25 May
examiner.co.uk 28 Mar 14
facebook.com

NYC pride parade to allow Catholics' anti-gay banner
"[The] group's presence affirms the need for this year's pride theme, 'We Have Won When We're One,'" the organisers said. "Straight is great - as long as there's no hate."
usatoday.com 22 Mar 14

Bristol Pride
Pride Bristol blasts mayor appointment
Councillor Chris Windows had said he was "disturbed" that gay actor Sir Ian McKellen had been visiting schools - Pride Bristol 5-12 July 2014
pinknews.co.uk 15 Mar 14

 

Heine and Ken Heineken
H
eineken to boycott NYC St. Patrick's Day parade
Two of the country's largest beer companies are withdrawing their sponsorships of upcoming St. Patrick's Day parades because gay and lesbian groups aren't allowed to march openly
q13fox.com 15 Mar 14

 


Pride in London use Crowdfunder to raise £25,000

It costs £700,000 to put on the Parade each year and corporate sponsorship is harder to source each year. Your support will help keep the LGBT+ Pride In London Parade going!
crowdfunder.co.uk 14 Mar 14

 

Shayne Ward at Newcastle Pride
Newcastle Pride gets the X Factor
Shayne Ward, who won the ITV talent show in 2005, is among a host of stars set to appear at Newcastle Pride - 18-20 Jul
northern-pride.com 14 Mar 14

 

Walk for Life 2014
Heroes and Heroines
Terrence Higgins Trust are hoping to see some super outfits and all manner of heroic or dastardly costumes at their annual fundraising walk - Sun 8 Jun
tht.org.uk 14 Mar 14

 

Boston Beer Co. won't participate in St. Patrick's Day parade
says it was hopeful that "both sides of this issue would be able to come to an agreement that would allow everyone, regardless of orientation, to participate in the parade
bostonglobe.com 14 Mar 14

No St. Patrick's Day parade deal in Boston
"We are not marching. It's not happening," said MassEquality, the LGBT advocacy group pushing for gay veterans to march. "The parade is every bit as exclusionary this year as it was 20 years ago"
bostonherald.com 13 Mar 14

 

Brighton Pride - The World's a Disco

The World's A Disco
Pride Brighton & Hove returns with extended opening times from 12 midday until 10pm and the return of the acclaimed main stage - Sat 2 Aug
brighton-pride.org 7 Mar 14Dyke March London
Dyke March London
The third Dyke March will start in Shepherd Market, W1J 7QU, where the speakers will kick off the event at 2pm for the march (start at 3pm) down Piccadilly, through central London to Soho Square - Sat 21 Jun
dykemarchlondon.org.uk 7 Mar 14

Dyke Marches worlwide
dykemarchlondon.org.uk 7 Mar 14

Norwich Pride Open Meeting
Help us turn Norwich into a rainbow for the 6th Norwich Pride - at Lollards Pit, 69-71 Riverside, NR1 1SR - Tue 11 Mar 7pm
norwichpride.org.uk 7 Mar 14

New York and Boston St Patrick's Day parades face gay rights controversy
Boston parade may allow MassEquality to march - Mayors de Blasio and Walsh threaten boycotts
theguardian.com 3 Mar 14

 

Sydney Mardi Gras

Sydney Mardi Gras
Threat of rain fails to dampen Sydney celebrations; revellers slam Russian anti-gay laws
abc.net.au 2 Mar 14

Funding for Brighton Pride saved by councillors
Organisers behind the world-famous event, which brings more than 150,000 people into the city, had been concerned that Brighton and Hove City Council was to scrap a yearly £25,000 sum towards its costs
thelatest.co.uk 28 Feb 14

Mardi Gras relaunches as Pride Cymru
This year's biggest annual LGBT celebration in Wales, is re-launching as Pride Cymru - Cardiff, Sat 16 Aug
welshicons.org.uk
| Pride Cymru 18 Feb 14

Campaign to save Nottingham's gay pride festival
Organisers of Nottinghamshire Pride say debts amassed in recent years have left the event's future in doubt. A new committee is now aiming to stage celebrations this year
nottinghampost.com 31 Jan 14

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardis Gras will be broadcast on TV
SBS has secured the rights to the 36th annual Mardis Gras, last seen on free-to-air television 12 years ago
qnews.com.au 28 Jan 14

Plymouth Winter Pride

Plymouth to host its first Winter Pride
Under the title 'We are family', there will be a host of discussions, speakers, panels and information stalls at Devonport Guildhall - Sat 8 Feb
plymouthherald.co.uk
prideinplymouth.org.uk 22 Jan 14

Supersonic fundraiser for Manchester Pride

Supersonic
Manchester Pride is set to return with its exclusive fundraising event in the Concorde Hangar at Manchester Airport - outstanding entertainment in an unconventional space - Fri 11 Apr 2014
manchesterpride.com 17 Jan 14

Sports representative needed to help steer Pride in London
Pride seeks a member of an LGBT sports group, and other local groups, to provide insight and guidance on behalf of London's LGBT organisations. Contact:
mark.delacour 13 Jan 14

Brighton Pride 2014

Brighton Pride announces theme for 2014
Brighton Pride Community Interest Company have announced Freedom to Live will be the umbrella theme for the Pride Festival - Sat 2 Aug 2014
brighton-pride.org 14 Dec 13

Pride in London

Well-wisher saves Pride in London with personal loan
New organizers made a small loss of £24,000. It means the event can continue in 2014
gaystarnews.com 11 Dec 13

Pride in London announce 2014 theme and date
The theme is 'Freedom to...' be whatever the Freedom is that you cherish
- Festival: 22-29 Jun 2014
- Parade: Sat 28 Jun 2014

londoncommunitypride.org 6 Dec 13

Sydney Mardi Gras announces The Party line-up
coming to The Party in 2014 will be New York's hottest house DJ and artist Kim Ann Foxman - 7 Feb - 2 Mar 2014
mardigras.org.au 2 Dec 13

Toronto will host a Pride House during Olympics
to celebrate the Games and shine a spotlight on Russia's anti-gay laws
lethbridgeherald.com 2 Dec 13

Oxford Pride seek Hon. Company Secretary
exceptional planning and organisational skills will be put to good use. Interested? Email to:
info@oxford-pride.org.uk 27 Nov 13

Pride in London seeks Resident & Business Liaison volunteers
vital to the success of the parade - road closures for Pride affect 2.5 million people
londoncommunitypride.org 27 Nov 13

Madrid accused of 'strangling' gay pride
Mayor Ana Botella provokes anger among organisers of city's gay celebration after levying fines for noise violations
theguardian.com 26 Nov 13

Manchester Pride needs to change says new director
Interim Director, Mark Fletcher has promised changes in response to criticisms. "We are planning a campaign to recruit trustees to strengthen the skill set of the board"
manchesterconfidential.co.uk 13 Nov 13

Plans are revealed to expand Brighton Pride
organisers are nowlooking to extend the length of the ticket-only party in Preston Park by four hours
theargus.co.uk 13 Nov 13

 

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Turnout doubles for Hong Kong pride march
support for sexual minorities is on the rise in Hong Kong if the 5,200 turnout for the fifth staging of the Hong Kong Pride Parade is anything to go by
scmp.com 10 Nov 13

Nottinghamshire Pride wound down after cash woes
Volunteers voted to close the charity after it fell into almost £17,000 of debt
bbc.co.uk 28 Oct 13

 

 

 

 

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