Tag Archives: London Pride

Anti-Trans Lesbians Disrupt London Pride [VIDEO]

Gay Star News reports: A group of lesbian activists blocked the start of the Pride in London march today (7 July) in protest against transgender women. A group of eight women stormed the parade route without accreditation. Then five of them laid down on the road in front of the parade and draped a banner over them. The banner read: ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Rugger Proposes At London Pride

Gay Star News reports: A rugby player proposed to his boyfriend in an adorable moment at Pride in London this weekend. The London-based Kings Cross Steelers are a regular fixture in the parade every year since it was founded in 1995. But during a mock line-out, Fernando Ferreira got up and walked over to the barricade where his boyfriend, Greg ...

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BRITAIN: PM Theresa May Celebrates London Pride, Vows To Fight Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: Theresa May, who is at the G20 in Germany, released a message praising London for sending out a “proud and positive message to the world”. The Prime Minister reiterated the UK’s pledge to encourage other countries to ensure equal rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation, and to take a stand against hate crime at home. Mrs ...

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Skittles Gave Up Their Rainbow For Pride [VIDEO]

The global food giant Mars pulled off an amusing promotion for London Pride over the weekend, temporarily “giving up” the famed Skittles rainbow for all-white packaging, which they coupled with an all-white float. “This Pride, only one rainbow deserves to be the centre of attention — yours. And we’re not going to be the ones to steal your rainbow thunder, ...

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Patsy & Edina Cut The Ribbon At London Pride [VIDEO]

The Sun reports: They are huge gay icons and with their very first feature film about to hit the big screen, who better to lead this year’s London Pride than Patsy and Eddy!Actresses Jennifer Saunders and Joanne Lumley arrived in character as PR guru Edina Monsoon and fashion magazine director Patsy Stone to opening the parade. The ladies cut the ...

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BRITAIN: Cops Get Engaged At London Pride

From the Independent: Two police officers made the most out of the Pride 2016 celebrations with a very public proposal. One officer held up the entire parade to propose to his other half, who he knew would be at the front to cheer him on as he passed. The Metropolitan Police LGBT Network shared two pictures of two officers popping ...

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BRITAIN: Activists To Protest “Militarization” Of London Pride Over Royal Air Force Flyover Plans

The Red Arrows, the precision flying unit of the Royal Air Force, will fly over London Pride next month as a “mark of respect for their LGBT colleagues.” This has some LGBT activists quite upset. Gay Star News has a statement: “We represent a cross-section of people from the LGBTQ community and anti-militarist groups who were shocked and outraged by ...

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John Oliver On SCOTUS, Gay Pride, And CNN’s ISIS Flag Flub At London Pride

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CNN Yanks Story After Reporter Claims ISIS Flag Was Seen At London Pride

Via Raw Story: A man trolling the violently homophobic Islamic State at a London gay pride event got extra troll points Saturday for duping CNN. CNN reporter Lucy Pawle was at the event when she stumbled upon that man, who to her bewilderment, everyone seemed to be ignoring. Turns out his fake “ISIS flag” was made up of images of ...

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Record Crowds For London Pride

From the Guardian: Tens of thousands of people, many decked in the colours of the rainbow, took to London’s streets on Saturday to celebrate the annual Pride parade just a day after gay marriage was ruled to be legal across the US. To mark the historic judgment, which ensures that the 14 states with bans on same-sex marriage cannot enforce ...

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US Flags To Lead London Pride

Wonderful! If you’re in London, look for me tomorrow at the Pride Life tent in Trafalgar Square.

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NEXT WEEK: JMG Reader Meetup At London’s Duke Of Wellington Pub

As I mentioned on Facebook a few days ago, the overlords at Pride Magazine have rather abruptly decreed that I’m to go to London next week for a few days of “synergy and digital integration planning” with the team of sister publication, Pride Life.  This mean that I’ll miss NYC Pride for the first time since I’ve lived here (argh!) ...

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Homocons Banned From London Pride

London Pride has banned LGBT members of Britain’s right-wing UKIP party from participating in this year’s parade. Via the Guardian: Ukip has been banned from one of Britain’s biggest gay pride parades in an apparent U-turn by organisers who say they are worried about the safety of participants. The inclusion of Ukip in the original lineup of the Pride in ...

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