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 open letter to Black LGBT+ people in Britain and beyond

An open letter to Black LGBT+ people in Britain and beyond ahead of the 14th annual celebration of UK Black Pride UK Black Pride’s 2018 Festival, “Shades of the Diaspora”, takes place on Sunday 8 July, 2018 in London’s Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. To our most beloved community, On any given day we experience any number…

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May 15, 2018

How UK Black Pride is complying with GDPR

The rules for how we handle your data are changing The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new, Europe-wide law that replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 in the UK. It is part of a package of reforms to the data protection landscape that includes the Data Protection Bill. The GDPR sets out requirements…

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May 1, 2018

STOP criminalising and persecuting LGBT+ people

Today UK Black Pride was proud to be part of the delegation which handed in petition signed by over 104,000 people to the will Assistant Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Dr Nabeel Goheer. This petition is telling the Commonwealth Leaders it’s time to stop criminalising and persecuting LGBT+ people “Thirty-seven of the 53 Commonwealth member…

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April 11, 2018

New UK Black Pride Team

Press Release For Immediate Release London, 21 March 2018 New UK Black Pride Team Sets Standard for Inclusivity Award-winning UK Black Pride – Europe’s largest not-for-profit event for African, Arab, Asian, and Caribbean-heritage LGBT+ people – is thrilled to announce an expanded team of volunteer leaders. The new recruits bolster UK Black Pride’s credentials as…

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March 22, 2018

Lessons We Learn from Our Sisters

Lessons We Learn from Our Sisters We’ve long looked towards the women in our lives to help us understand the world around us. We’ve learned lessons from the mother whose gentle admonishments reminded us to sit up straight or moisturise our ashy elbows; and from the sister who was born a sister but labelled a…

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February 13, 2018

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