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.

 
 

Pride Matters: Bisi Alimi

Bisi Alimi ‘Angelic troublemaker incarnate’ During my first visit to a gay club in London with my cousin, I enjoyed the beautiful moments of being free to be me, but I still felt some anxiety in my mind. I had attended my fair share of gay parties in Lagos, Nigeria, but those always ended with…

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May 14, 2017

UK Black Pride launch ‘Past, Present, Future…Love Happens Here’ themed music festival on 9 July 2017

UK Black Pride launch ‘Past, Present, Future…Love Happens Here’ themed music festival on 9 July 2017 Press Release For Immediate Release London, 9 May 2017 UK Black Pride music festival to be held on Sunday 9 July 2017   Free event will run from 12:00–21:00 at Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, London Award-winning UK Black Pride –…

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May 9, 2017

Pride Matters: Nadia Gilani

Nadia Gilani Journalist & Media manager/Comms professional A big memory from my first Pride, is sitting on a kerb in Old Compton Street, feeling drunk, vaguely euphoric and wondering how the hell I’d ended up there. The “scene” wasn’t very me but it was all I had. I also wasn’t a massive drinker – when you’re…

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May 7, 2017

Pride Matters: Munroe Bergdorf

Munroe Bergdorf DJ, Actress, Model, Activist Pride made me realise how diverse we are… My first Pride was Brighton Pride in 2005. I couldn’t really believe how many people there were. I identified as gay at the time and you could feel the good vibes in the air. There are not many events where people…

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April 30, 2017

Pride Matters: Sabah Choudrey

Sabah Choudrey Trans Youth Worker, Speaker, Writer, Activist “The first time I went to UK Black Pride I was nervous. I was brought up thinking that to be queer you had to be white and I never spoke about the colour of my skin in the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer) spaces I lived…

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April 23, 2017

QTIPOC NIGHTLIFE- LONDON

QTIPOC Nightlife – London A panel discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities of QTIPOC clubland produced by UK Black Pride, opened by Biggy C and chaired by Lady Phyll, with a mix of nightlife entrepreneurs and activists. Night Czar Amy Lamé joins Promoters Thomas (Bootylicious) Yvonne (SuperSonic) Vogue scene entrepreneur and dancer Jay-Jay Revlon, DJs…

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April 23, 2017

Season’s Greetings from UK Black Pride

Season’s Greetings from UK Black Pride Mary, Joseph, and Jesus  are some of the UK-based African, Asian, Arab and Caribbean heritage people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) or allies, that have benefitted from UK Black Pride’s year-round programme of activities which culminated in a free music festival of empowerment for 5,000 people…

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December 30, 2016

SISTA! Anthology: Lady Phyll & Team Angelica Seeking Submissions

SISTA! Anthology: Lady Phyll & Team Angelica Seeking Submissions Researching online recently, I was amazed to find with the exception of the legendary Valerie Mason-John’s 1997 interview collection, ‘Making Black Waves’, that there has never been an anthology of black lesbian writing in the UK, ever. I thought this quite startling, as I know so…

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December 28, 2016

AFROPUNK LONDON : POWER TO THE PARTY

UK Black Pride supports AFROPUNK LONDON 2016 AFROPUNK LONDON – 24th SEPTEMBER 2016 ALEXANDRA PALACE Discounted tickets for UK Black Pride supporters HERE*** UK Black Pride is proud to announce that we are supporting the very first AFROPUNK Festival in London. As a supporter of UK Black Pride you have the opportunity to purchase tickets…

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September 15, 2016

Afropunk in Partnership with UK Black Pride

AFROPUNK AND UK BLACK PRIDE PRESENT : UK PREMIERE OF CHECK IT THURSDAY 22nd September 2016 | From 6.30pm RITZY Picturehouse BRIXTON TICKETS || FACEBOOK EVENT CHECK IT USA. 2016. Directed by Dana Flor, Toby Oppenheimer Official trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbrfTi9utNU Check It is a film that follows the unbreakable bond between a group of vulnerable gay…

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September 15, 2016