UK Campaigner Tell Lithuania Harvey Milk Was one of Theirs

A tireless campaigner for Pride celebrations  in central and eastern Europe has shown LGBT Lithuanians can now claim Harvey Milk as one of their foreparents. Claire Dimyon, MBE and founder of Pride Solidarity, went to Vilnius this year to celebrate the man’s achievements in the USA and to demonstrate that his grandparents moved to the […]

Warsaw Pride

Warsaw pride took place on June 15th. Here is Pride Solidarity’s Claire Dimyon’s account of the march and parade: 8-9,000 participants partied along a 5km route through central Warsaw shutting down the transport systems for a while, taking the Polish capital by storm. Participants also included LGBT from Belarus, Ukraine and Russia and a vigil/demo […]

Clare Launches Pride Diary and European anti-homophobia in football Tour

Clare B Dimyon MBE* (for services to lesbian, gay bisexual & transgender people in central & eastern Europe) is going to go to the Ukraine to follow “her team to collect rainbow colours” (of the national teams), combat homophobia in English football AND to meet Ukrainian LGBT people who are having a terrible time facing a […]

Clare Flies the Flag at Wembley

LGBT activist Clare Dimyon won over fans at London’s Wembley Stadium as she staged a one-woman demonstration in support of efforts to end homophobia in football. Dimyon, who was honored with an MBE by the Queen for her campaign work, last night stood proudly waving a rainbow flag outside the UK’s national stadium where the Holland […]