Help us make a difference

There many ways to get involved with UK Black Pride; from volunteering, to promoting your cause or business with a stall, or showing your organisation’s commitment with sponsorship.

 

A celebration of united diversity

UK Black Pride is the only LGBT community Pride event to be genuinely designed, delivered and led by the full diversity of Black LGBT people.

 
 

An inclusive Pride in London needs leadership and investment not lip service

Press Release For Immediate Release London, 25 August 2017 An inclusive Pride in London needs leadership and investment not lip service UK Black Pride welcomes recent discussions about the experience of African, Arab, Asian, and Caribbean heritage LGBT people at Pride in London. UK Black Pride was founded in 2005 as a response to the…

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August 25, 2017

Political Leaders Pay Tribute to UK Black Pride 2017

Press Release For Immediate Release London, 9 July 2017 Political Leaders Pay Tribute to UK Black Pride 2017 UK Black Pride is being held on Sunday 9 July at Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, London Award-winning UK Black Pride – Europe’s largest not-for-profit event for African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean-heritage lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people –…

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July 12, 2017

UK Black Pride takes advice from the Met Police to ensure a safe festival

Press Release For Immediate Release London, 2 July 2017 UK Black Pride takes advice from the Met Police to ensure a safe festival Police set out strategy to keep UK Black Pride safe following spate of terror attacks UK Black Pride will be held on Sunday 9 July at Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, London Award-winning UK…

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July 2, 2017

Pride Matters: Jane Czyzselska

Jane Czyzselska Putting race in it’s place Jane Czyzselska examines her white privilege My first Pride event was at the vodka-soaked end of the 1980s. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s dog-whistle campaign to stop the promotion of homosexuality in schools and public services was at fever pitch. Conservative party cronies railed against “pretend lesbian and gay…

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July 2, 2017

Stonewall and DIVA to headline sponsor UK Black Pride guaranteeing a free pride for all

Press Release For Immediate Release London, 30 June 2017 Stonewall and DIVA to headline sponsor UK Black Pride guaranteeing a free pride for all Stonewall and DIVA named co-headline sponsors for annual UK Black Pride festival UK Black Pride will be held on Sunday 9 July at Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, London Award-winning UK Black Pride…

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July 2, 2017

UK Black Pride member confirmed among victims of Grenfell Tower inferno

Press Release For Immediate Release London, 23 June 2017 UK Black Pride member confirmed among victims of Grenfell Tower inferno – fundraising memorial for survivors to be held at festival UK Black Pride supports survivors’ call for urgent public inquiry to learn vital lessons One minute silence to be observed alongside fundraising activity for survivors’…

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June 23, 2017

Pride Matters: Nimmy March

Nimmy March Actress (Jess in Different For Girls) We need to be able to celebrate our sexuality safely “The first time I went to Pride was in the late 1980s. It felt liberating exhilarating and unique to be in amongst such a huge group of people who just emanated, not tolerance but acceptance and embraced…

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June 4, 2017

100’s sign an open letter to reject ‘blackface’ performance at UK Prides June 2017

100’s sign an open letter to reject ‘blackface’ performance at UK Prides In light of the recent controversy surrounding the booking of an act performing in blackface at this year’s Durham Pride, we as LGBTQIA+ activists, organisations, individuals and allies are appalled to witness that Pride festivals across the country continue to book and promote…

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June 1, 2017

Pride Matters: Ash Allibhai

Ash Allibhai Fashion Director/Trend Consultant Pride helped me to feel a part of a community I was about 20 when I attended my first Pride in Birmingham. I went to uni there, and what I loved about it was that the city is very culturally diverse: there are Indians, Afro-Caribbean people, so it had a…

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May 28, 2017

Pride Matters: Aderonke Apata

Aderonke Apata Human Rights Activist and Founder of African Rainbow Family In 2006, I attended my first Pride in Manchester. I couldn’t help but be astonished that there could be an opportunity for people like me to gather together, have fun and express themselves freely without any attack on them by state or non state…

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May 23, 2017