Former Player Takes on Homophobia in Football

FORMER Black Cat Kieron Brady is calling full time on homophobia. Kieron – who now runs his own equality training business Celebrate Identity, Challenge Intolerance – has previously thrown his support behind the nationwide Justin Campaign. Inspired by gay footballer Justin Fashanu, who committed suicide in 1998, the drive aims to highlight the problem of […]

Delhi Pride Largest Ever

Hundreds of LGBT activists in New Delhi have marched in a Pride parade. Organisers say Sunday’s procession was one of the largest seen in the event’s five-year history. Those taking part carried a nearly 15-meter-long rainbow banner and held placards calling on the Indian government to extend anti-discrimination laws to schools, workplaces and public and private areas. […]

Boris Looks for Group to Run Pride

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson today announced plans to help secure the long term future of London’s Pride celebrations. The Mayor’s Office is already the main sponsor of the event, which takes place each year in early July and attracts hundreds of thousands of people from across the UK and around the world. The […]

16-year-old attacked by Homophobes after Brighton Post Pride Party

The LGBT community was given a reminder that we are never safe in the UK yesterday when it was revealed that an eighteen-year-old was bottled in Brighton on the night of the post Pride Party – September the 1st. He became separated from his friends at about 11.30 on Saturday night and moved away from the St […]

TUC Slams Boris and Westminster

In a statement on the eve of its LGBT Conference, the Trades Union Congress has lain the blame for the drastic eleventh hour reductions in the London World Pride Parade, rally and Soho celebrations firmly at the door of Westminster Council and the Mayor of London. In a statement calling for representatives of the LGBT […]

Proud Rhinos to celebrate sporting equality

World Club champions Leeds Rhinos are dedicating their Stobart Super League Round 24 fixture against Widnes Vikings on Friday August 10 to celebrating lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender equality. The club are inviting fans to join them in their celebrations by designing a special commemorative shirt which will be worn by the Leeds players during […]