Pride Sports to Open Pride House During Sochi Olympics

In response to a call from the Pride House International coalition, Manchester’s LGBT community is pleased to announce it will be hosting a Pride House on the world famous Canal Street during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. A Pride House in Sochi was banned by Russian judge, Svetlana Mordovina, who described the idea as […]

Same Sex Hand Holding at Sochi

Pride House International have announced their Same-Sex Hand-Holding Initiative, a campaign that is part of the group’s response to the International Olympic Committee’s choice of Russia as host nation for the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. In June 2013, the State Duma (Russian federal legislature) passed a law prohibiting “the promotion of non-traditional sexual […]

Don't Boycott Sochi, Says LGBT Sports Group

Pride Sports, the UK’s leading group for LGBT particpation in sport, has joined other LGBT sports campaigners internationally to call for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to set up a Pride House in Sochi in 2014. Despite the Russian ban on the promotion – or even mention of homosexuality and the subsequent violence and intimidation […]

Putting The Rainbow in the Olympics/Paralympics

Did I dream it or were there two male dancers kissing in the forefront while Coldplay were doing one of their many songs last night? Either way, we can thank Stephen Daldry for ensuring that there were covert and overt references to the rainbow in the four ceremonies surrounding the Olympics and Paralympics. There were […]

Pride House festival programme complete

Pride House 2012 is excited to announce that the London Broncos Rugby League will be part of the Pride House festival, dedicating their Saturday 4 August 2012 game against Salford Reds to Pride House, in what the club aims to become an annual tradition. As part of the scheme, discounted tickets (£10 instead of £15) […]

LGBT History Month Magazine

The LGBT History Month magazine is available free in electronic copy now. Featuring an interview with Sue Sanders, a report by Tony Fenwick on why we need to focus on sport, an article by Gendered Intelligence on trans youth, a guide to Pride House, Suran Dickson and Diversity Role Models and a host of other […]

London Launches Pride House for Summer 2012

The 9th of December saw the launch of Pride House London, which on 26 July 2012 will open its doors in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Continuing the great work realised by Pride House Vancouver and Whistler at the 2010 Winter Games, this […]