London Gay Pride 2018

London Gay Pride took place last weekend and I went along with a friend to watch the parade. She was visiting from Nigeria and watching a gay pride event is on her bucket list. So I obliged her. Over 300 float and groups marched/danced/twirled/sashayed along the route and about 1 million people came to watch … Continue reading London Gay Pride 2018

New York Gay Pride 2018

I was in New York when the gay pride took place last weekend. The shops in New York city were filled with pride merchandise and corporate offices and the streets were festooned with Rainbow colours. The theme this year was "Defiantly Different" and because of the current  political climate in America, it felt to me … Continue reading New York Gay Pride 2018

London Gay Pride 2015

London Gay Pride Parade was held yesterday and central london was splashed with rainbow colours. The theme this year is Pride Heroes and Londoners turned out in their droves, despite the heightened security alert following terrorist attack on British holidaymakers in Tunisia. There was plenty for everyone - Human rights, Politicians, Gay marriage, Gay prosecution, Asylum, … Continue reading London Gay Pride 2015

Pride and Pre-juices

Its World pride today in London. Watching the procession go by, brought back fond memories of past pride events  I attended in the past and what pride means to me.  This is best described in a post I had written for OutTalesaroundthefire.com a year ago. They have kindly allowed me reproduce it here..... I have attended … Continue reading Pride and Pre-juices