Pride

Disability Pride Brighton

Jenny Skelton | Posted 23.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jenny Skelton

everybody banner I turned around to see Charlie crouched on the floor of the empty pub. I laughed and asked her what she was doing down there. She grinned as she got up and said that there was a loud noise. Charlie, one of my adopted children, was 19 and had been momentarily alarmed by a loud burst of music from the pub next to the one in which we were being served.

Why We Take Our Kids To Celebrate Pride

Cassie Pearse | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Parents
Cassie Pearse

Last weekend we took our kids to celebrate Pride, as we do every year. When we told them what we were doing, our son, who is just five, responded with, "why do we always have to do adult things, why can't we do kid things sometimes?''

Street Style Embraced Every Shade Of The Rainbow At London Pride 2017

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Style

For Pride 2017, thousands of people took to the streets of London decked out in every colour of the rainbow. Proudly wearing bold, bright and beautifu...

8 Moments That Made Us Smile At London Pride

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

This weekend, the capital was flooded with life and colour as more than 26,000 people turned out for London’s Pride parade. Events took place acros...

7 Times London Pride Told The DUP Where To Go

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the capital today to celebrate London Pride. A joyous carnival atmosphere prevailed, 50 years after...

Theresa May's Attempt To Honour #PrideInLondon Goes As Well As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK

Theresa May’s attempt to honour London Pride has fallen flat in light of her voting record on gay rights and the Tory’s controversial Parliamentar...

Britain First's Hypocrisy Shines Through In Bizarre Lesbian Blind Date Facebook Post

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK

Britain First appears to be outraged that Blind Date is to feature all-LGBT contestants to mark London’s Pride parade on Saturday. In a Facebook pos...

Pride Not Profit

Joshua Hepple | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK
Joshua Hepple

This year, as with previous years, the march will have a very different feel from the grassy roots from the activists in the Fields. These activists have played such a vital role in terms of sexuality and continue to do so yet they are masked by highly corporate floats at Pride.

I'm A Gay Middle Eastern Woman And Persecution Is Not What I Fear The Most

Rola Kamaleddine | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK
Rola Kamaleddine

In this vlog for HuffPost UK, Rola talks about why many Middle Eastern people struggle to come out to their families - not just for fear of persecution, but also for fear of how their families will react and be treated in their own communities.

LGBTQ Children's Experiences Prove Why We Still Need Pride

Javed Khan | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK
Javed Khan

Things have come a long way. Public attitudes towards LGBTQ people have improved over the last few years and we're slowly seeing better representation of our country's diversity, both in the media and in politics.

See All The Places That Have Been Given A Rainbow Makeover Ahead Of London Pride

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK

London has been given a multicoloured makeover ahead of this weekend’s Pride. From high street shops to Underground tube stations, splashes of colou...

This Pride There's Plenty Of 'G' But It's Achingly Clear We Need Much More 'LBT+'

Amie Taylor | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK
Amie Taylor

As Pride approaches it becomes all too achingly clear that once again there's a lot more 'G' than LBT+ in the marketing, the events and in the coverage. This isn't new: the invisibly of queer, lesbian and trans women as well as trans men and the non-binary community is ongoing, and certainly a battle to be fought.

It's A Matter Of Pride: Not Another Rainbow Coloured Logo

Kara Melchers | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kara Melchers

Skittles gave up their rainbow, whilst brands from Barclays to Tesco are supporting new colourful versions of theirs. A hit with the creative industry, we have to ask if these temporary brand gestures can create a truly meaningful and lasting impact to the LGBT community?

Here's Everything You Need To Know About This Year's Pride Parade

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Pride in London and is expected to be bigger and better than ever before. The first London Pride was held in 1...

This Is How LGBT Pride Began In 1972

Peter Tatchell | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK
Peter Tatchell

Looking back over the last five decades, Pride has grown from a march with less than a thousand people to a march, rally and festival attended by hundreds of thousands of revellers. But the battle for equality isn't over yet. Our rights must continue. Let's have a fabulous, fun Pride but let's also send out a political message: We want full freedom, justice and equality!

Sex And Inaccessible Queer Venues

Joshua Hepple | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Joshua Hepple

everybody banner I can convey my personality and my intellect in the safe environment of my room before disclosing the nature and severity of my impairment. It is fascinating to see how such a small change can be so empowering. I am the same person, who is wanting the same thing, but approaching it via Grindr has completely changed how I am viewed.

This Teen Came Out To Her 'Homophobic Family' On Instagram And People Are Loving It

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A 17-year-old has gained fans around the world after coming out to her family on Instagram. Ellisa, who says some members of her family hold homophobi...

Pride 2017: 13 Baby Names Inspired By Eminent LGBT Figures

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Parents

Trying to find inspiration for baby names can feel like an impossible task; you want something original, which will stand the test of time and which h...

Pride 2017: 20 Rainbow Hair And Beauty Looks To Wear This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Style

Is there anything better than covering your face in rainbow coloured glitter? We think not. But sadly our boss doesn’t always agree, so we have to ...

The Danger Of Humour In Advertising - How Pride In London Managed To Cause Offence, Even With The Best Intentions

Steve Wardlaw | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK
Steve Wardlaw

Any good politician will tell you not to take your core audience for granted. This is what seems to have happened with Pride in London this year. Of course Pride has evolved, but it must not end up with the LGBT community feeling marginalised at their own event.

Why We're Taking Our Kids To Pride

Sarah Hagger-Holt | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Parents
Sarah Hagger-Holt

Pride enables LGBT parents to show their children that families like ours are not unusual, and that we can be proud of who we are. And the message seems to get through - at least it did for Shoshana, now in her twenties, who went to Pride throughout her childhood with her two mums.

London Pride Posters Slammed For Making LGBT+ Rights 'All About Straight People'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Posters for this year’s London Pride have been slammed for making “Pride all about straight people” and excluding members of the trans community...

Couple Recreate Pride Photo 24 Years Later And It's All Kinds Of Wonderful

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A couple have recreated their first Pride photo 24 years after the original shot was taken - and they’re still very much in love. The photo on the l...

Homophobia And Transphobia Are Actually Bad For The Economy

Philip Ellis | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK
Philip Ellis

On Friday 2nd June, to mark the beginning of Pride month, Ivanka Trump tweeted: "I am proud to support my LGBTQ friends and the LGBTQ Americans who have made immense contributions to our society and economy."

Facebook Has Introduced A Rainbow Flag Emoji, But Don't Worry If You Can't See It Yet

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Tech

We might still be waiting for the rainbow flag emoji on iPhone, but it seems that finally someone has given us the power to react to everything with p...