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Nicola Sturgeon: Pride Glasgow important in challenging prejudice

Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, sent a strong message of support to participants of Pride Glasgow and of inclusive education. In a video message posted on twitter, she said: “I want to take this opportunity to wish Pride Glasgow every success for the event this weekend. Events like Pride are so important because they allow all of us to celebrate LGBTI ...

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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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Costa to mark Pride Glasgow by serving rainbow coffees

Rainbow Coffee by Mason Salisbury

Costa to serve rainbow coloured coffees in Glasgow in support of Pride Glasgow this weekend. Costa Coffee will have its baristas serve rainbow coloured coffees in Glasgow during this weekend in a short of support of Scotland’s LGBTI community. The coffee chain will be serving its rainbow coffee creations in the St Vincent and Bothwell Street brachnes on Saturday, during ...

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Thousands to march for LGBTI inclusive education at Pride Glasgow

pride glasgow

Thousands are set to march in support of inclusive education this summer, as Pride Glasgow announces a partnership with the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaign today. Pride Glasgow has endorsed the TIE campaign, which has advocated for mandatory LGBTI-inclusive education in all Scottish schools and for governmental commitments to tackle high rates of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. The partnership ...

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Pride Glasgow launches branding competition

pride glasgow

Pride Glasgow is looking for creative sparks, digital wizards and those with an eye for design to enter the Pride Glasgow 2016 Branding Competition However the contest, which offers an unpaid internship for its main prize, has received criticism from many – including those in the creative industries. The competition is inviting imaginative people to design branding and imagery for ...

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Pride Glasgow shortlisted for two charity awards

pride glasgow

  Pride Glasgow has been shortlisted in two categories in a new scheme to reward the work of Scottish charities. Charity Champions was launched earlier this year and will be staging its award night at Glasgow’s Radisson Blu Hotel on December 3rd, hosted by Heart Scotland. Thousands of votes were cast by the public across sixteen categories, including “Event of ...

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Wadhwa wows at inaugural LGBTI Awards

Mridul Wadhwa

    An Indian-born trans woman and equality campaigner has been named Outstanding Campaigner of the Year at the inaugural LGBTI Awards in Glasgow. Mridul Wadhwa, who has been a leading advocate for equality and inclusivity within domestic abuse and rape crisis services, was honoured at the awards ceremony last night – which was organised and hosted by the Equality ...

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TIE Campaign Receives Support From #BlackLivesMatter

TIE Campaign

A campaign calling for inclusive LGBTI+ education across all schools in Scotland has, this weekend, received backing from notable activists and campaigners both nationally and internationally. The TIE (Time for Inclusive Education) campaign is pushing for improved teacher training in relation to LGBTI+ issues, and for an inclusive curriculum that recognises the needs of all students – regardless of sexual orientation ...

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Marco Biagi: have fun and be proud at Pride Glasgow!

Marco Biagi

We caught up with Marco Biagi, Scottish Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment, who talks about the importance of Pride as a community event and shares his memories of his first Pride, which happened to be Pride Glasgow. Listen to the full interview below. Biagi, who is open about his sexuality, told Dan Littauer, of KaleidoScot that “Pride is a ...

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