Pride

Pride March in London 1999

[flickr_set id=”72157623925074659″] Pride March, London, 1999 , 3-July-1999 ©1999 John Hunt/OutRage! London This picture may be copied in the cause of furthering our aims, provided that the source is acknowledged.

Call for a Pride Human Rights Festival

OutRage! is urging that next year’s Euro-Pride celebrations in London include a Pride Human Rights Festival. For several years, London’s Pride events have incorporated the Pride Arts Festival. Why not have a Pride Human Rights Festival too? Next year London hosts Euro-Pride. How about a Pride Human Rights Festival with a European theme? OutRage! has Call for a Pride Human Rights Festival

Response from the Pride Trust

Dear OutRage!, As promised The Pride Trust has read and considered your open letter. Despite the emotive phrases “dumbing down” and “de-gaying Pride”, to which we take particular offence, we believe your general comments to be constructive. With performers it is nigh impossible to insist that they make a political statement prior to their set. Response from the Pride Trust

An Open Letter to the Pride Trust

While we are immensely appreciative of the work done by the staff and volunteers of the Pride Trust, we are dismayed by the recent trend to dumb-down and de-gay Pride. Each year’s Pride events should have a different, concrete human rights theme, such as “Equal Age of Consent”, “Partnership Recognition”, “Equality at Work”, and “Parenting An Open Letter to the Pride Trust