Tag Archive | Pride parade
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.
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 Alecos Modinos, an LGBT rights activist, who was instrumental in having the anti-gay laws repealed in Cyprus, stated: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, 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]