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Activists create Marsha P Johnson monument in New York

Rachel Badham August 31, 2021

The first-ever statue of black trans activist and Stonewall trailblazer Marsha P Johnson has been installed in New York City.

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Brighton Council remembers the Stonewall Riots

June 28, 2021

Brighton Council to fly Inclusive Rainbow Flag for three days from Monday 28 June to mark the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. 

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Community

Sussex Gay Liberation Front – The Gay Day Before Pride

Alf Le Flohic July 29, 2020

On a windy afternoon in October 1972, a small group of people gathered between the piers on Brighton seafront. This was the Sussex Gay Liberation Front (SGLF) and they were there to make a point

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Arts

Review: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus – In time for Pride

Brian Butler September 21, 2019

The past informs the present – and in the 50th anniversary year of the Stonewall Riots, the Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus offer us a journey through time, stopping at milestone dates and places in LGBT+ history.

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Arts

Local travel agent campaigns for permanent ‘Rainbow Crossing’ on St James Street

Besi Besemar August 21, 2019

Marc Silver founder of Brighton based LGBT+ Travel Agency beOUTbeFREE.com campaigns to have a ‘Rainbow Crossing’ on St James Street in Kemp Town, Brighton.

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Arts

Brighton Gin announces 2019 Limited Edition Brighton Pride bottle

Besi Besemar July 19, 2019

Since 2016 Brighton Gin has created a one-off, limited edition Pride label, with a proportion of each sale being donated to the Rainbow Fund each year.

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Arts

Two Royal British Legion LGBT+ events during Brighton Pride

Besi Besemar July 12, 2019

Royal British Legion to celebrate 5o years since the Stonewall riots, with two events at Bar Broadway in the run up to Brighton & Hove Pride.

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Arts

Pride London honours 50 years of queer revolt

Besi Besemar July 11, 2019

Pride in London video Pride Jubilee 1969-2019 celebrates 50 years of Pride, charting the movements journey from the Stonewall riots through the devastation caused by AIDS/HIV and Section 28 through to the triumph of the passing of the same-sex marriage legislation in 2014.

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Community News

Supporting global LGBT+ human rights at World Pride

Besi Besemar June 29, 2019

This year’s Pride is one of reflection as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. While we’ve certainly come a long way since our first march was born from the Stonewall Riots of 1969 and we continue to make progress – despite backlash in some countries – progress has simply not come fast enough in other parts of the world.

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Arts

Be a Hero for Hastings Pride – they need your vote!

Besi Besemar April 2, 2019

Hastings Pride were invited by the national lottery and ITV to take part in the People’s Project awards. Out of hundreds of applications Hastings Pride has reached the final five for the Meridian East ITV region.

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