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18 years after Matthew Shepard murder Casper Wy. Holds first Pride

18 years after Matthew Shepard murder Casper Wy. Holds first Pride

18 years have passed since Matthew Shepard was tied to a fence beaten and left to die on a cold October night near Laramie. Anyone who has a moment to stand by a fence, any fence in Wyoming can hear Matthew in the wind if you listen. Gently swaying the prairie grass, his is a spiritually […]

Evangelical Christian Mom Takes the Stage With her trans kid at Houston pride

Evangelical Christian Mom Takes the Stage With her trans kid at Houston pride

Watch as Kimberly Shappley a cisgender, evangelical Christian Republican minister takes the stage with her daughter at Houston Pride. You might be surprised. When Kimberly was confronted with the possibility of a transgender child she turned to corporal punishment. Fortunately, her daughter’s spirit would not be broken and Kimberly eventually transitioned with her. With Kimberly’s […]

Trans Notes from a Small Island: United Through Pride

Trans Notes from a Small Island: United Through Pride

September in the Channel Islands has seen three firsts: the first pan-island Pride, the first Equality & Diversity Awards and the first award by a tribunal of compensation for hurt and distress from discriminatory behaviour in the workplace. Pride was a truly pan-island event this year with a whole week of celebrations in both the […]

Leicester Pride Censors Objections to Staff Wearing Name Tag “Tranny”

Leicester Pride Censors Objections to Staff Wearing Name Tag “Tranny”

  Today I attended my local Leicester Pride event an event that I’d been to before and enjoyed.  Our household was excited to go, and we spent the morning getting ourselves ready for what we thought would be a great day our.  However, the three of us were extremely disappointed by the event.  Not because […]

Oxfordshire Teens Verbally Assaulted after Council Refuses to Fly Rainbow Flag

Oxfordshire Teens Verbally Assaulted after Council Refuses to Fly Rainbow Flag

A group of teenagers were verbally assaulted while advocating for pride in the Oxfordshire town of Abingdon-on-Thames following the council’s refusal to fly the rainbow flag. The group of teens, ranging from 15 to 17 years-old organised the event to raise awareness of the issue and support Oxford Pride following the council’s refusal to display […]

Theresa May Says UK Pride Events Should Go Forward

Theresa May Says UK Pride Events Should Go Forward

The British Home Secretary Theresa May has spoken out in the wake of the tragic Orlando shooting to say that Pride events across the UK should still go ahead. Speaking in the Commons yesterday the Home Secretary said, ‘The attacks in Orlando on Saturday night were utterly evil and the government condemns them completely.  At […]

Trans Notes from a Small Island: Everyone Deserves Pride

Trans Notes from a Small Island: Everyone Deserves Pride

The Channel Islands held their first ever Pride event last weekend. It was held in my home island, Jersey, and I was part of the organising committee, with responsibility for delivering the parade safely from its starting point to its end. This meant that I saw very little of the parade and my enjoyment of […]

Jerusalem Pride Attacker Charged With Murder

Jerusalem Pride Attacker Charged With Murder

Last month during the Jerusalem Pride march a knife wielding man went on a rampage, attacking several people that left five wounded and 16-year-old Shira Banki dead.  Today an Israeli court has charged the man with murder. Yischai Schlissel, who was released from prison just weeks before the Pride attack for having attacked the same […]

Norwich Pride – My First Pride Event

Norwich Pride – My First Pride Event

Last week was the first time I had ever attended a Pride event in my life.  To be honest, I knind of feel a little ashamed saying that.  Despite not figuring out I’m trans until I was into my twenties I’ve known I’m Pansexual since my early teens, yet in all that time I’d never […]

Capitol officer transman Aldo Alexander Peña beaten after San Salvador Pride by national police

Capitol officer transman Aldo Alexander Peña beaten after San Salvador Pride by national police

San Salvador Capitol police officer (CAM) transman Aldo Alexander Peña was attacked by national police after marching in Pride with his girlfriend. Peña’s injuries included broken ribs and cerebral hematoma, were sustained according to national police when he resisted arrest after an altercation with a motorist. However, the spokesmen for an LGBTI organization was quoted […]