Home » Posts tagged with » Pride
Israeli man ordered to stay away from Pride parade

Israeli man ordered to stay away from Pride parade




An Israeli man has been ordered to stay out of the city of Jerusalem until the day after the city’s Pride Parade has concluded after he made online threats against the event. The man from Beit Dagan, in the country’s central region, was arrested and detained by police after he posted the threats on Facebook. […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Troye Sivan: Going to the Pride Parade was a life changing experience




Troye Sivan has recalled his first Pride Parade describing it as a life changing experience.  The pop star, actor and video blogger shared his memory in a video made for Paper magazine. “Being surrounded by people who are just like you, as crazy as you, maybe even crazier than you, it was like – electrifying. […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Read More

Timor Leste holds its first Pride Parade

Timor Leste holds its first Pride Parade




Timor Leste held their first Pride parade over the weekend and got a great turnout. Prime Minister Rui Maria De Araujo voiced his support for LGBT rights ahead of the celebrations. “Everyone has the potential to contribute to the development of the nation, including members of the LGBT community,” De Araujo said in a video last […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More

Liberal members launch new Pride group to highlight LGBTI+ issues




Rainbow politics have shown deep divides with the Liberal party over the last week, but the growing number of people within the party calling for action on LGBTI rights. Amid the controversy over comments made by Minister Christopher Pyne, a new group called Liberal Pride has surfaced to highlight LGBTI political issues within the party. […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Jewish pride flag banned from Chicago pride parade

Jewish pride flag banned from Chicago pride parade




A lesbian pride parade in Chicago has come under fire after officials asked people marching with a Jewish Pride flag to leave the march. A representative of the organising group has told a local newspaper that the women carry a rainbow flag featuring the Star of David were asked to leave because the flags “made people […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More

Istanbul’s Pride march is banned just one day before the event

Istanbul’s Pride march is banned just one day before the event




Istanbul’s Pride celebrations have been cancelled for the third year in a row. The city’s governor cancelled the celebrations which were due to take place in the city on Sunday, citing security concerns after threats from an ultra-nationalist group. The ultra-nationalist Alperen Hearths group had threatened to stop the march if authorities did not cancel it. […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Sesame Street shows support for rainbow families

Sesame Street shows support for rainbow families




Iconic children’s program Sesame Street has show it’s support for rainbow families during the USA’s Pride month. The show tweeted an image of Sesame Street resident Elmo alongside some other colourful monster characters and voiced their support for Pride. “Sesame Street is proud to support families of all shapes, sizes, and colors.” the message read […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More

Skittles pride promotion faces accusations of racism

Skittles pride promotion faces accusations of racism




While many brands add rainbows for Pride celebrations, candy maker Skittles has gone the other way and removed the rainbow. The candy, which has the well known tag line “Give the Rainbow, Taste the Rainbow”, has released a completely white version of their product. The special version of the candy is available through British supermarket […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More

You can’t stop The Village People

You can’t stop The Village People




Felipe Rose can’t contain his enthusiasm that the Village People are coming to Perth. The original member of the band shares with OUTinPerth what gay life in New York City was like at the time of liberation. Rose, who has been the Indian in the iconic band since it first formed in the 1970’s, said […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Australia to partner with Vietnam for capital’s first Mardi Gras

Australia to partner with Vietnam for capital’s first Mardi Gras




The Australian Embassy is teaming up with city officials in Hanoi to bring the South East Asian capital it’s first Mardi Gras celebrations. The celebrations will run through February and March as the Sydney festival does, celebrating Australian, Vietnamese and LGBTIQ culture. Australia’s ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chittick told SBS celebrating and promoting equality is […]

Tags: , , , ,

Read More