Tag Archive | Pride parade
(Reuters) – Alicja Sienkiewicz was attending a gay pride event in the Polish city of Bialystok in July, when a group of young men shouting expletives surrounded her wheelchair and hurled firecrackers. The 18-year-old student and gay-rights activist said she witnessed the group beating and kicking some parade participants, and hurling homophobic insults, prompting police […]
(Reuters) – Bosnia’s first Gay Pride march on Sunday will be protected by a major security operation, after some conservative Muslim groups had attempted to prevent the event, and others organised counter-rallies. Although opponents of the march in the capital, Sarajevo, have called for peaceful protests, the authorities are nervous that fringe groups or youths […]
(Reuters) Russian police detained around 25 gay rights activists who took part in an unsanctioned rally in St Petersburg on Saturday (4th August) according to Reuters witnesses. A few dozen activists gathered at Palace Square on Saturday afternoon, defying a ban to hold the rally. Organisers had said they would stage one-man protests to demand […]
Some 20,000 people turned out on Thursday last (2nd) for Jerusalem’s annual Gay Pride parade, flanked by police officers after threats by some Jewish activists to disrupt the celebration. They waved rainbow flags and a few Israeli ones with rainbow motifs as they processed through the Jewish part of Jerusalem on a march that went […]
Stonewall UK will be marching at Birmingham Pride on 26th May, in Birmingham city centre, and you can march along with them if you’re attending the parade. Date: 26 May 2018 Location: Birmingham City Centre Registration: Free. However, marching does not gain you a Birmingham Pride wristband. To buy wristbands please visit the website. You will be marching alongside Stonewall’s Youth Pride […]
That most important of Events happens on Saturday 12th August – The Pride Parade at Galway Community Pride 2017! But there are some other events at well, so enjoy this year’s Galway Pride Day! Events Saturday 12th August 11 am to 1 pm – Amach Annual Report Launch at Teach Solais 2 pm to 3 […]
The LGBT Helpline, the national support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, is teaming up with eir to promote positive mental health at today’s Dublin Pride parade. The parade will commence at St. Stephen’s Green South at 2pm today (Sat. 24 June) finishing with a Pride Party in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7.
Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching for Gay Pride in Kiev on Sunday (18 June) carrying banners and waving rainbow and Ukrainian flags, in a parade flanked by a thick cordon of helmeted police. Some supporters of LGBT rights see progress in Ukraine as symptomatic of the country’s closer integration with the European […]
The Dublin Pride Parade route has been confirmed! The Dublin Pride Festival kicked off in elegant and musical style recently at Dublin City Hall, as the capital’s lesbian & gay choir, Glória, opened the Pride Launch event with great panache! After Dublin Pride Chairperson, Jason Flynn, officially welcomed the crowd to the event, Minister for […]
In a country where homosexuality was banned again only last December by the Supreme Court, having been decriminalised in 2009, hundreds marched in a Pride Parade yesterday (Sunday 30th November) and it passed off peacefully.