LGBTI demonstrators at a gay pride march in Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPAHuman rights organisations have urged Turkey to drop charges against 19 LGBT activists who are due to stand trial on Tuesday.Eighteen students and one faculty staff member have been charged with “participating in
Tesco was a lead sponsor of this year’s Pride in London parade. Photograph: Stephen Chung/AlamyPride in London has received more than 1,200 submissions to its community consultation on the future of the event after criticism that it has become too corporate.The consultation opened on 22 October and closed
Proudly democratic Taiwan is a bastion of liberal values in a part of the world where in many countries homosexuality remains illegal. Since legalization on May 24, more than 2,150 same-sex couples have married in Taiwan, government data shows. Organizers say more than 200,000
More than 100,000 people thronged the streets of Taiwan's capital Taipei on Saturday for East Asia's largest Pride march, months after the self-ruled island began formally allowing same-sex marriage, the first place in Asia to do so. Proudly democratic Taiwan is a bastion of liberal values in
More than 1,500 people filled London’s streets with colour for the capital’s first ever Trans Pride march.Organisers said Saturday’s parade was both a protest against a perceived lack of rights and a celebration of the community.
The first ever Trans Pride march takes place in London this weekend.The main Pride in London is now a parade rather than a protest, but Trans Pride is set to be rooted in activism, calling for change and asking for support, while also celebrating the lives of trans people around the world.
More than two thousand people turn out in Sarajevo for the city's first Gay Pride march to protest against discrimination in Bosnia, but were met with a counter protest condemning 'a great evil' that had supposedly entered the Bosnian capital.
The UK’s first ever Bi Pride will take place in London this weekend.Having its first outing in September to coincide with Bi Visibility Month, this is number one of two brand new prides, as Trans Pride has its debut the following weekend.
Antony Cotton, who plays Sean Tully, told the group to 'shut up' as he waved the flag above their heads.
Poland must resist the "travelling theatre" of gay pride marches, the leader of its conservative ruling party said on Sunday, as the staunchly Roman Catholic country gears up for a parliamentary election on Oct. 13. Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has used LGBT (Lesbian, Gay
More than 1000 people took part in a pride parade in the central Polish city of Plock protected by a cordon of armed police as LGBT rights became a hot button issue in Catholic Poland ahead of a parliamentary election in October. Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has made hostility to
It recalls an era now almost forgotten in Western Europe, but when Jakub Gawron decided to join last month’s gay Pride march in the northeastern Polish city of Bialystok, it took physical courage to take his place in the line.
Footage posted on social media showed a woman wearing a black niqab repeatedly shouting 'shame on you' at participants.
A 38-year-old woman has been arrested after suspected homophobic abuse was shouted at people taking part in an east London Pride march.Footage circulating on social media shows a woman wearing a black niqab repeatedly shouting "shame on you" at participants as they passed, one of whom was wearing
Police have launched an investigation after a video has emerged of a woman appearing to shout homophobic abuse at people on a Pride march. Wearing a black niqab, she can be heard in the footage posted on social media repeatedly shouting "shame on you" at the crowd, including at a man draped
London came out in force on Saturday to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride. The extent to which some brands are how "cashing in " on Pride celebrations was also called into question. Little Mix stars Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall underlined their LGBTQ+ allyship by marching with Mermaids, a charity
London Pride is one of the most anticipated celebrations of the LGBT+ community – and this year’s event is one of the most exuberant yet.Roughly one million people have descended upon the capital to watch the parade, with around 30,000 individuals participating in the procession.Pride is nothing if not
The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has attacked Boris Johnson for his past use of “homophobic language” and called on the Conservative leadership candidate to recognise that “language matters” as thousands celebrated Pride in the capital.The Tory frontrunner has been criticised for historic remarks on
Those attending Pride in London can expect a largely dry and warm day but should be wary of a chance of rain in the evening, forecasters have warned. Temperatures will hit low 20s after some decent sunshing, the Met Office said. But clouds will bring cooler weather and possibly some rain in the evening
This year's Pride in London parade promises to be bigger, more colourful and more diverse than ever before.Last year, approximately one million people descended upon the capital to watch the parade, with around 30,000 individuals participating in the procession.From the timings of the parade to the
30,000 people to take part in march that critics say has become too commercialised Pride in London 2019 - live updates. The organisers of Pride in London have claimed Saturday’s event will be the most sustainable and diverse in its 47-year history, despite criticism from some campaigners that it has
More than a million people are expected to descend onto London’s streets on Saturday to celebrate Pride with the UK’s world-famous LGBT+ parade.As the community celebrates 50 years since the birth of modern LGBT+ rights, Pride organisers say they are expecting the biggest parade yet with 30,000 people
There’s a lot to be proud of in holding a great party, which is what will happen in our city tomorrow . Pride in London 2019 will big, bold and full of colour: a joyful event in a nation in which LGBTQ+ rights are moving from being a cause to a settled part of life. Politicians fall over themselves to
The 29-year-old said: “People are still losing their lives and being physically and verbally abused because of their sexuality and it needs to Stop."