Gay Pride

Pride Event Bans Drag Queens In Case They Offend Transgender People

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

A Pride event has banned drag queens from performing to ensure no offence is caused to transgender people. The Free Pride Glasgow event, set to tak...

Two Mastectomy Survivors Walked Topless Down A Runway For A Brilliant Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Style

When genderless lingerie company Play Out did a photoshoot featuring breast cancer survivors as models, the Internet saluted their incredible awarenes...

Beyoncé Has More Rainbow Outfits Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Style

Beyoncé decided to celebrate gay marriage in the most Bey-way possible last night. The singer shared a very colourful video with her 38.5 million...

Little Girl Holds Out Rainbow Flag To Homophobic Preacher

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

This heartwarming video of a seven-year-old girl holding out a rainbow flag to a homophobic preacher proves that actions really do speak louder than w...

MI6 Shows Pride After Hoisting Rainbow Flag

Graeme Demianyk | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Politics

It didn't officially exist until 1994, but the headquarters of Britian's spy agency has now embraced transparency to such an extent it proudly hoists ...

Prevention Not Cure? Taking Pride in HIV Care

Rae Duke | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK
Rae Duke

Now dubbed the 'miracle' HIV pill, PrEP poses some provocative questions for the UK. Does this medicine represent sheer liberation for MSM

Have Pride in Yourself

Duncan Craig | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Duncan Craig

Coming off the stage after possibly turning the air a bit blue with my acceptance speech (keep it real I thought!), lots of people were coming up to me to say thanks and tell me how inspiring my speech was, heaping praise on me and generally saying lovely things - now this is something I find incredibly difficult to accept.

The Radical Response to Pride in London and Equal Marriage Betrays Misguided Egocentrism

David Browne | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

The coinciding of Pride 2015 with the landmark equal marriage ruling by the US Supreme Court is a cause of celebration for many, and quite rightly too. However, the arguments used by radical liberationists to attack Pride, and equal marriage, betray both a deeply flawed understanding of the mindset of many LGBTQ* people in the West

Why I Didn't March At London Pride...

Sophie Brown | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Brown

I celebrate Pride every day that I wake up with my girlfriend. Pride consumes my every movement. My every achievement. My struggle lifts me beyond all I thought possible. I accept that my pride is what makes me different, but also just the same.

YouTube Have Compiled The Coming Out Videos Into One Massive Tear-Jerker

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

YouTube has celebrated Pride and the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling by creating possibly the most emotional video to ever grace the internet. ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Terminates Anti-Gay Marriage Facebook Commenter In The Best Way Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

There is one Arnold Schwarzenegger fan who certainly won't be back after the Hollywood superstar terminated anti-gay marriage comments they made on Fa...

Pride London To Be Heavily Policed Following Terror Attacks

PA | Posted 27.06.2015 | UK

Thousands of people took to the streets of London for the annual Pride parade on Saturday with a little added bounce in their steps following the US S...

Tackling Isolation and Fostering a Genuine Sense of Community Must Be the New Frontier for the LGBT Movement

Matthew Todd | Posted 27.06.2015 | UK
Matthew Todd

Glitz and glamour, celebrations and rainbow flags as far as the eye can see are all great. An important part of Pride is about showing newcomers that we are here, we exist. But we also need to support the everyday people who do the really hard work.

Watch Ukip's David Coburn Call Same Sex Marriage 'Nonsense'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip MEP David Coburn has launched a scathing attack on the organisers of London's upcoming LGBT Pride march, criticising his party's exclusion from t...

Gay Pride. The Walking Wounded.

Darren Brady | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Darren Brady

The seismic shift in the UK's view on LGBT people has transformed the experience of Pride from protest to parade. Bystanders no longer jeer and stare open mouthed- they cheer and celebrate with us on this day of overt visibility and expression. This is to be welcomed in a world where many are still ridiculed, persecuted and killed for being LGBT.

11 People Who Are Totally Overreacting About Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

Everybody knows that the only thing that happens when gay people get married is the union of two people of the same sex in the eyes of the law, don't ...

Tory MP Tells Foreign Secretary To Reverse Gay Pride Flag Ban

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Politics

Chris Grayling has agreed to speak to Philip Hammond after the foreign secretary refused to fly the LGBT rainbow flag from the Foreign Office and Brit...

People Are Posting Incredible Selfies With This Street Art To Raise Money For LGBTQ Charities

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

At last -- a social media campaign for the greater good! Fitness brand Equinox have teamed up with artist, David Flores, to create amazing interactive...

The Best Gay Pride Events In London (It Isn't All About The Parade)

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

It's Pride Week, and to celebrate we've rounded up eight amazing events that prove the parade is only the cherry on top of a jam-packed week celebrati...

Ministers Clash Over 'Pride' Flag Flown From Government Buildings

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Politics

Two top Tory ministers clashed on Monday over whether to fly the LGBT 'Pride' flag from government buildings. Days after Foreign Secretary Philip H...

'When We Lose A Bear, She Takes A Chair...'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

"The Late Late Show" presenter James Corden attended the LA pride parade this week, embarking on a "bear hunt"… as in a search for large, hairy, gay...

The Tories Have Banned British Embassies From Flying The Gay Pride Flag This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK

British embassies will not fly the rainbow flag during this summer's gay pride marches as the "Union flag" takes priority. According to reports For...

Pride Parade (Which Marches For Inclusion) Bans Ukip From Joining Event

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK

Ukip has been banned from taking part in an LGBT parade in London over "safety fears." On Friday, organisers of the pride event, scheduled for late Ju...

Why We Need Labels

E J Rosetta | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
E J Rosetta

LGBT activism must evolve and continue. A cause is only as strong as it's cavalry, and we are the LGBT army; our voices it's weapons. We can't afford to stay silent and hope that the rest of the world will fend for themselves - Your voice is like your vote. You must use it.

A Young Woman's Experience With Sexual Orientation and Mental Checklists

Molly Turnley | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Molly Turnley

Our mental checklists are very much past their expiry dates; they're growing mould in fact. I hope that one day very soon you'll notice and revise your prejudices and stereotypes and stop consciously and subconsciously pigeonholing people.