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‘It was one of the most miserable days of my life – and I didn’t get laid’ – the Pride I’ll never forget
I was determined to have a wild time at Brighton in 2014. Being falsely accused of shoplifting was not a good start

James Greig

04, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘Surrounded by Black queer people dancing and kissing, I felt 100% myself’ – the Pride I’ll never forget
Hungover and lacking sleep, still covered in the previous day’s glitter, I almost didn’t go to Black Pride. I would have missed so much …

Abi McIntosh

04, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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US drag queens stand their ground amid intimidation by the far right
The world of American drag has been marred by growing fears of violence and intimidation as they have been specifically targeted by extremist far-right and militia groups

Edward Helmore

04, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘It felt as though an orgy could erupt at any moment’ – the Pride I’ll never forget
Torrential rain almost killed the buzz when I marched through London in 1982. Then I found myself stripping with a bunch of strangers …

Jonathan Blake

04, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Freedom: 50 Years of Pride review – a messy, invigorating reminder to be vigilant
The dry wit, righteous anger and boundless energy that made UK Pride such a force is powerfully captured in a documentary featuring Ian McKellen and Olly Alexander

Rebecca Nicholson

02, Jul, 2022 @8:30 PM

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Pride in London 2022: huge turnout at first march since pandemic – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the annual LGBTQ+ celebrations in the capital as events mark 50th anniversary of the UK’s first Pride parade

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

02, Jul, 2022 @5:21 PM

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‘It feels amazing’: revellers young and old celebrate Pride in London
The parade, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is led by the Gay Liberation Front, which organised the first UK protest in 1972

Amy Walker

02, Jul, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Pride in London should return to radical roots, says Peter Tatchell
Campaigner says 1972 march was about wider social change, not just equal rights for LGBTQ+ community

David Batty

02, Jul, 2022 @1:04 PM

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Florida’s ‘don’t say gay’ law may sound vague – but its purpose is clear | Arwa Mahdawi
The law, now in effect, bans discussion of sexual orientation. But you can bet straight teachers who mention their spouses will be fine

Arwa Mahdawi

02, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Pride in London: more than a million expected to gather in the capital
This year’s event, including a parade starting at Hyde Park Corner, marks 50 years since first Pride in the UK

Amy Walker and David Batty

02, Jul, 2022 @10:16 AM

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Met says its officers will not march in uniform at London Pride event
Move comes after concerns about homophobia raised by Peter Tatchell and other LGBTQ+ campaigners

Josh Halliday and David Batty

01, Jul, 2022 @2:30 PM

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‘My young friend’s joy quickened my jaded gay heart’ – the Pride I’ll never forget
In the summer of 2019 I took a 17-year-old to her first Pride. There were surprises in store for both of us

Eleanor Morgan

01, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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