It’s the summer of 1984 Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed…Details
Apple has put its famous design brain power toward making a gorgeous video in support of gay pride. Filmed over San Francisco’s city-wide pride weekend on June 28, the video shows thousands of Apple employees brandishing a re-imagined Apple logo with rainbow colors, while they march down Market St.
Burger King has concocted yet another way to have it your way: a gay pride burger. The Proud Whopper, as it’s called, comes wrapped in a rainbow colored wrapper with this inscription: We are all the same inside. It will be sold through Thursday at one Burger King restaurant on San Francisco’s Market Street, that…Details
The Stockholm Pride Parade rolled through Sweden’s capital city on Saturday, August 2, and it was bigger than ever. According to an email sent to The Huffington Post from Visit Stockholm, 153 groups and floats were seen by a record-breaking 600,000-plus people. This year also marked the first time a prime minister joined the parade,…Details
The third Viet Pride parade was held in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Sunday, with around 400 people taking part.Nguyen Thanh Tam, director of the project since 2012, said, ‘Viet Pride is making small, yet firm and consistent, steps in fostering social acceptance and respect that has been sorely lacking in the Vietnamese society.‘I am glad that…Details
Thousands of people have been out on the streets of Brighton and Hove to celebrate this year’s Pride festival. The Brighton Pride parade received loud claps and cheers as it made its way from the seafront through the city centre towards Preston Park, where a party was being held into the evening. This year’s theme was The…Details
Two boats carrying white-clad colleagues of AIDS campaigners killed in the MH17 crash in Ukraine marked a sombre start to the traditionally flamboyant Amsterdam Gay Pride parade today. Canal boats carrying around 50 AIDS campaigners carried signs reading “Remembering our colleagues on MH17” and “Our work goes on. Together we can beat the virus”. Six…Details
Hundreds have taken part in Liverpool’s Pride march as part of the city’s annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture. Liverpool Pride, which organisers say is “the largest single day Pride event in the UK”, began in 2010. It is held on the anniversary of the death of Michael Causer, who was the victim of…Details
Thousands of people have attended the annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast city centre. Now in its 24th year, the Belfast parade is claimed to be the largest of its kind on the island of Ireland.The parade left Custom House Square at 12:00 BST and is making its way through the city centre. The parade…Details
Great to see the fantastic Canal Parade in Amsterdam with some good old friends of Maspalomas Pride like the Venga Boys, Dana International and of course the hundreds of our lyal dutch visitors! Hopefully we can receive Conchita Würst soon at Maspalomas Pride!