Tag Archive | Pride parade

Kiev: Sunday’s Gay Pride March Largely Incident-free

Kiev: Sunday’s Gay Pride March Largely Incident-free

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 […]

Dublin Pride 2015 Launch – #The Future Is Equal – Parade Route Confirmed!

Dublin Pride 2015 Launch – #The Future Is Equal – Parade Route Confirmed!

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 […]

India: New Delhi Pride March Yesterday (Sunday 30th)

India: New Delhi Pride March Yesterday (Sunday 30th)

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.

Cyprus: First Pride Parade – Much To Be Proud Of!

Cyprus: First Pride Parade – Much To Be Proud Of!

The Cypriot LGBT community had much to be proud of yesterday (31st) as their very first Pride parade, held in Nicosia, attracted thousands, not the hundreds the organisers had only dared to hope for. Alecos Modinos, an LGBT rights activist, who was instrumental in having the anti-gay laws repealed in Cyprus, stated:

Colm O’Gorman Named as Dublin Pride 2014 Grand Marshal

Colm O’Gorman Named as Dublin Pride 2014 Grand Marshal

Colm O’Gorman, director of Amnesty International Ireland, has been formally named as Grand Marshal for this year’s Dublin Pride parade. O’Gorman, a well-known LGBT and human rights campaigner and activist, was announced as Grand Marshal for this year’s parade at the launch of the LGBT festival on Friday evening. Jed Dowling, director of Dublin Pride, […]

Opinion: The Human Cost of Pride

Kaycee Clifford ponders the meaning of Pride in the 21st Century From time to time I hear the same question: “Is pride still a relevant occasion” in this day and age, when we, the LGBT people of the world, seem to be coming along in strides regarding equality and recognition. It does seem to the […]

Proud To Be Me

Andrew Smith writes on becoming comfortable with himself, and the Pride behind the Parade I’m still new to all this. I’m 20, and in my head I see myself as a mature and well-rounded person. However, I don’t think I’ve ever strongly linked my sexuality to my persona. This is mainly due to my struggles […]