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Tag Archives: Pride Edinburgh

Interview with Rhys Smith victim of homophobic attack in Edinburgh

Rhys Smith

KaleidoScot, interviews 23 year old Rhys Smith, from Livingston, who explains what happened that night when he was apparently aggressed by a man hurling at him and his friend homophobic abuse. Rhys talks about how this has been to some degree misreported by some of the media saying it made him, initially, scared to come forward and report the incident. ...

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Gay man suffers homophobic abuse after Pride Edinburgh

Bus passenger hurls homophobic abuse at Rhys Smith

A gay man has posted a video recording a man hurling homophobic abuse at him and a friend on a bus as they returned from Pride Edinburgh. Speaking with KaleidoScot, Rhys Smith, from Livingston, said the man started the verbal attack about a minute before he started recording the incident. Smith and his friend Kerri-Jayne were returning into town having been ...

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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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Pride Edinburgh opens Winter Festival

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  Pride Edinburgh yesterday opened its first ever Winter Festival. The festival, which will run from 1st December (World AIDS Day) until 6th December, aspires to commemmorate diversity in “all its colours” and showcase the best that Edinburgh’s LGBTI community has to offer from a social and cultural perspective. The Winter Festival kicked off yesterday with a winter ball, hosted ...

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Opinion: Glasgow Prides War or Isn’t Pride a drag?

Glasgow Pride War

“To drag or not to drag; that is the question . . . oops, a moment . . . to black-face or not black-face; that is the question . . . JINGS! . . . what was the question?” The Swan of Avon would wonder what in hell the problem was. There was no issue for Shakespeare. Boys and young ...

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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

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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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Pride Edinburgh – a new identity launched

Pride Edinburgh

Pride Scotia has been rebranded Pride Edinburgh, as part of a new management and will include an exciting range of events this coming June. Following its 10 years of existence, the festival of events, which includes the Pride parade, will now be known as Pride Edinburgh, and has a new visual identity. Pride Edinburgh is planning to attain a charity ...

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