pride

  • Glad to be Gay – Tom Robinson Band

    Originally written by Tom Robinson for the London Gay Pride parade in 1976, Glad to Be Gay has become a LGBT anthem in the UK. The song was a sharp critique of the British hostile stance towards homosexuality. Note that at the time, in England, same-sex relations had been...
  • Pride – Matthew Warchus

    The 2014 British film Pride is inspired by the extraordinary true story of a group of London LGBT activists who during the 1984-5 miners’ strike – the longest in British history – raised funds to assist and support families in a Welsh mining village. Written by Stephen Beresford and...
  • Pride – U2

    If Pride had to be described in one word, this would be Love. In fact, this song is all about sacrifice in the name of love. Pride is a song by the well-known Irish rock band U2. It is the main single of the album The Unforgettable Fire, released...
  • Why Jennicet Gutiérrez Interrupted Obama

    The month of June was marked by dozens of Pride Parades held across the world. From Guadalajara in Mexico to Tel Aviv in Israel, thousands of people gathered to celebrate and show support for gender and sexual diversity. June was also marked by the new marriage equality law in...
  • A look at consciousness movements

    “Change the way people think, and things will never be the same” S.Biko Today marks the 37th year since Steve Bantu Biko’s funeral. On this day, in 1977, more than 10000 people attended his funeral – including diplomats from 13 countries. The attendance number would have been higher if the...