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July 1, 2018 4:07 AM Sussex Police officers march at Paris Pride

It was part of an initiative for officers to learn about hate crimes and how to deal with them. Among the Sussex officers to attend was PC Rachael Younger. On Twitter the force posted: “It’s so important that we continue to take part in pride events to show diversity across the police service and solidarity across Europe between LGBTQI police officers 12

June 25, 2018 8:12 PM Viewers ‘proud’ of Emmerdale as soap introduces first transgender character

Matty turns up at the farm and gets knocked out cold by Cain Dingle (Jeff Hordley), who suspects he is an intruder. However, when Moira (Natalie J Robb) arrives, she instantly recognises him as her daughter Hannah, who was last seen a few years ago before she moved to London. Fans were impressed with Emmerdale for including “such an important character 10

June 25, 2018 2:27 AM Celebration, defiance mix at New York City gay pride parade

NEW YORK (AP) - Celebration and pride mixed with defiance in New York City on Sunday as throngs of people crowded the streets, rainbow flags waving, for the annual gay pride march. Tennis legend Billie Jean King was one of the grand marshals, along with transgender advocate Tyler Ford and civil rights organization Lambda Legal. The event, and others 5

June 24, 2018 5:42 PM The Latest: Pride events in NYC, San Francisco

San Francisco is wrapping up a weekend of gay pride events with the always colorful Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Parade and March through the heart of the city. FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017 file photo, former tennis player Billie Jean King poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Battle of the Sexes" during the London 8

June 24, 2018 2:37 AM Billie Jean King to be grand marshal of NYC pride march

NEW YORK (AP) - Tennis legend Billie Jean King will be one of the grand marshals of New York City's gay pride march as cities around the world hold LGBT pride events. The marches commemorate the riots that erupted in response to a police raid at a New York gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in June 1969. A park across the street from the Stonewall was designated 7

June 21, 2018 7:01 PM Straight people 'care more about animal rights than gay equality'

A survey by Pride London has revealed huge divides between LGBT+ and straight people when it comes to equality and tolerance. A poll issued by the organisers of London Pride revealed a huge gap between the priorities of LGBT+ people and those of their heterosexual counterparts. Of those straight people who are not trans who were surveyed, only 3% said they were concerned 8

June 20, 2018 9:22 AM Council flying LGBTQ+ rainbow flag

Thurrock Council is flying the rainbow flag at the Civic Offices to celebrate Essex Pride. The flag raising ceremony – which took place on Friday June 15 – brought together Barbara Rice, mayor of Thurrock, residents and members of Thurrock Council staff including the LGBT+ Network. Following an inspiring speech by the mayor, the rainbow flag was raised 2

June 13, 2018 1:54 PM Strictly star Susan Calman collects honorary degree from Glasgow University

Strictly Come Dancing star Susan Calman was among those receiving honorary degrees at the University of Glasgow. The comedian and broadcaster was joined by broadcaster and journalist Andrew Neil. She posed for pictures with her wife, Lee Cormack, and father, Sir Kenneth Calman, in the university’s East Quadrangle. The Strictly Come Dancing star was awarded 7

June 6, 2018 9:00 AM Pride organisers expect best yet

ORGANISERS of this year’s York Pride festival expect it to be the biggest and best yet. Charity York Pride holds a summer festival each year, and this year it will take place on Saturday. The festival will once again feature a parade, which is expected to attract thousands of people, including representatives from the British Army, the Royal Navy and the Royal 9

May 25, 2018 7:31 PM Congressman who said it’s fine to refuse to sell houses to gay people slammed as ‘backward’

A Republican congressman who said that it was fine to refuse to sell houses to LGBT people has been slammed by LGBT groups and one of the upcoming opponents for his congressional seat. On Thursday, the lawmaker told an Orange County Association of Realtors delegation: “Every homeowner should be able to make a decision not to sell their home to someone 17