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royal mint 50 pence pride uk

Britain’s Royal Mint earlier this week issued a special rainbow coin to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Pride UK. The mint described the colourful 50 pence coin as part of the institution’s wider commitment to diversity and inclusion. Pride in London partnered with the mint to launch the rainbow coin. The 50p piece incorporates wording …

George Montague oldest gay

George Montague, author of the memoir The Oldest Gay in the Village, died Friday aged 98. Remembered as a popular figure at the annual Brighton Pride, George Montague was also a tireless rights campaigner. George Montague passed away with his husband Somchai Phukkhlai at his side. Before his death, he dictated a message to friends …

Elya Shchemur

Ukraine Pride organisations and members are mourning activist Elya Shchemur, killed during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Elya Shchemur, known to friends as Elvira, studied law before the Russian invasion. She was also a prominent member of the local Pride organisation in Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv. At the beginning of the Russian invasion, she volunteered …

Skittles No Rainbow Colourless Pack

Skittles have today announced they will be launching a colourless packet to support Minus18 and LGBTQIA+ youth in Australia. The company behind the famous rainbow treats have announced they have partnered with Minus18 for the initiative. As part of the promotion, Skittles are creating the worlds biggest Augmented reality rainbow.  Skittles partners with Minus 18 …

shakaya cairns pride fair day

Australian girl group Shakaya will headline Cairns Pride Fair Day at the Tanks Arts Centre this Sunday. Longtime community allies Simone Stacey and Naomi Wenitong will perform, among other music, their 2002 Top Ten hit ‘Stop Calling Me’. Shakaya will headline a spectacular entertainment line-up and can’t wait to help share the love, colours and …

Rainbow in the Gardens Gladstone QNews

Gladstone celebrates PRIDE this Sunday 12 September with Rainbow in the Gardens. The event takes place from 10 am until 3 pm. Rainbow on the Reef will host the celebrations in the glorious Tondoon Botanic Gardens, one of Australia’s top ten regional gardens. Organisers said the event was possible because of support from Strong Communities …

Catholic school pride

For many years, Catholic schools have long been viewed as organisations with less than progressive views. When it comes to the LGBTIQ community and pride the relationship has been tenuous. But this year one Brisbane school is out to change that impression. St Patricks College in Shorncliffe is an all boys Catholic school. Last week …

nyc pride

NYC Pride yesterday announced a ban on police and other law enforcement officials at Pride events. The organisation committed to maintaining the ban until 2025. “Effective immediately, NYC Pride will ban corrections and law enforcement exhibitors at NYC Pride events until 2025.” Further, the organisation challenged local law enforcement to acknowledge past harm. NYC Pride …

gender diversity

Shame can often prove a roadblock to coming out as gender diverse (or LGBPA+). Fortunately, with a deeper understanding of it and strategies, shame about gender diversity is something that can be overcome! Paul Martin is Senior Psychologist at the Centre for Human Potential (CFHP). Shame is one of the most powerful emotions we have …

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