Radio Prague | 10 June 2019 In 2011 Prague hosted its first Gay Pride parade attended by about one million people. Prague has since become one of the most LGBT-friendly cities in Central Europe. Today there is an active gay scene in the city with gay bars and travesty shows attracting locals and foreign visitors. … [Read more...] about Queens of the night
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Liverpool is bidding to host the Gay Games in 2026 as part of its aim to make Liverpool the most LGBT+ friendly city in the UK. The Gay Games is an international sporting and cultural extravaganza that brings over 10,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators together. Today (March 12) Liverpool City Region Pride Foundation today announced their intention to bid for the 2026 event. Speaking about the announcement, LCR Pride Foundation Co-Chair, Andi Herring, said: “The Gay Games is a globally recognised sporting and cultural event that empowers and celebrates the LGBT+ community, as well as supporting local regeneration in its host cities. “The Liverpool City Region has a proven record for delivering large-scale, world-class sport and cultural events, as last year’s wildly successful Liverpool 2018 programme demonstrated." The LCR Pride Foundation hope that working towards hosting the games would help bring together communities and make the city the most … [Read more...] about Liverpool is bidding to host the Gay Games
South Scotland By Giancarlo Rinaldi South Scotland reporter, BBC Scotland news website 24 February 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-47291707 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel It is one of Dumfries' most prominent … [Read more...] about Church could host LGBT-friendly homes
Concert pianist and recording artist Margaret Fingerhut is set to play a charity fundraiser at Portsmouth Cathedral on Monday, February 4 at 7.30pm. Spokesman Gary Cicinskas said: “The Portsmouth concert, arranged by ArtReach, the producer of Journeys Festival International, is part of the city’s latest bid to be formally recognised as a City of Sanctuary, joining other cities with the same title such as Plymouth, Bristol and Cheltenham, with almost 100 locations across the UK already recognised as a place of sanctuary.”The Rev Canon Peter Leonard, of Portsmouth Cathedral, said: “It’s wonderful that Margaret Fingerhut, a truly-gifted pianist, is prepared to donate all of her time for free to raise funds as part of this national tour. We’re really looking to build on the work done locally by the British Red Cross and its partners, and the more recent inspiration provided by the ArtReach led Journeys Festival International in the city. We’re … [Read more...] about Pianist Margaret Fingerhut offers musical backing to City of Sanctuary bid
Amid a mass of colour and pounding Latin rhythms, revellers at this year’s Bogotá Pride march waved banners stating “not one step back”. They were among tens of thousands who took to the streets to celebrate and support Colombia’s LGBT community. Many annual Pride marches that were once solemn protests against repression have become celebrations of now-existing rights or progress, reflecting the strength of LGBT communities. In Bogotá, for example, the capital of a macho and socially conservative country, there has been surprising progress in LGBT rights. In March, Angélica Lozano Correa, a former member of the Bogotá city council, became the first openly LGBT person to be elected to the country’s Senate. In 2016 the country’s government passed laws allowing same-sex couples to adopt and marry, and the previous year it granted transgender people the right to change their identity on official government documents – policies … [Read more...] about Which is the world’s most LGBT-friendly city?