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Thousands expected at Pride Glasgow

Pride Glasgow

Thousands of LGBTI people, friends and allies will attend Pride Glasgow, Scotland’s largest parade and celebration. Pride Glasgow’s this year’s theme is inclusive education asking the government to commit to teaching diversity and tackling homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in Scottish schools. This year’s Pride Glasgow is expected to be the biggest ever with potentially over ten thousand people braving the ...

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Scotland urged to join LGBT youth at Pride Glasgow

LGBT Youth Scotland

Friends and allies of LGBT youth across Scotland are urged to march in Pride Glasgow in support of inclusive education. With thousands set to take part in Pride Glasgow this Saturday, LGBT Youth Scotland, called upon Scots to participate in order to highlight this year’s theme which is education. LGBT Youth Scotland, a leading charity that campaigns for equal rights ...

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Mr Gay Scotland stripped of title – after attending Pride event

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  Jamie Love, a model who was recently named Mr Gay Scotland, has reportedly been stripped of his title after opting to attend a local Pride event rather than enter a European competition in Sweden. Love objected to having to personally fund the £1,000 trip to the event in Stockholm, and decided that his time would be better spent attending the West ...

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Orlando victims remembered at Pride Edinburgh

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  Large crowds attended today’s Pride Edinburgh parade, which paid tribute to the victims of last month’s fatal attack on Orlando’s Pulse nightclub. Speeches were made prior to the parade setting off at the City Chambers in which the tragedy was remembered and calls made to “reject the politics of hate and division”. A minute’s silence was also held. The parade took ...

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Jordan Gray: “It’s a Cinderella story”

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    Jordan Gray is a transgender musician currently taking part in BBC talent show, The Voice. Jordan impressed the shows judges with her ability but they did not choose her to continue past the first round of auditions. However, luck was on her side when an act from the show had to drop out, giving Jordan a place in the show. ...

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“Visible to change attitudes” – 25 years of the Gay Police Association

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  A great deal has happened since the Gay Police Association (GPA) was founded in 1990. Indeed, it is difficult – and sometimes painful – to reflect on just how different societal attitudes were towards LGBTI rights 25 years ago, or the struggles our community has had to endure to arrive at where we are now. Acceptance seldom comes easily, ...

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Glasgow rail stations go rainbow to welcome Pride

Glasgow Queen Street

Ahead of Pride Glasgow, the city’s two main rail stations, Glasgow Central and Queen Street, are welcoming visitors with rainbow banners and flags. Rainbow banners and flags are on display at some of our busiest stations this week, including Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central, to show that the rail industry is committed to being inclusive and welcomes individuality. The ...

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Charlie Hides asks: Glasgow Free pride an acute case of “KneeJerkitis”?

Charlie Hides

We catch up with Charlie Hide who just launched a video posing some questions for Free Pride organisers who said they wanted to ban drag artists from their event (see below). For all those those who have been on planet Uranus for the past decade, Charlie Hides is a celebrity impersonator, stand up comedian, Royal Television Society Award and has ...

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Sukkat Shalom at Pride Edinburgh 2015

Sukkat Shalom at Pride Edinburgh By Lobo Chan

Despite a weather forecast of cloud and showery rain, Saturday 20th June brought a good day for this year’s Pride Edinburgh March! Hundreds of people from the LGBTI community, along with their friends and supporters, gathered outside the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood. There were banners of all kinds, shapes and sizes: community banners, LGBT Health & Wellbeing banners and flags, ...

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Hundreds celebrate Pride Edinburgh

Pride Edinburgh

Pride Edinburgh kicked-off at noon with a colourful march outside the Scottish Parliament, as participants made their way through the old town to Potterrow, with a live show as well as a Health and Community fair. Unconfirmed reports estimate that a record number of around 2,000 people are participating in the event. Despite the cool weather turn out was high ...

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