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#whyihavepride🏳️‍🌈 campaign

 
 

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising we’re asking you: ‘Why do you celebrate Pride?'. As part of the LGBTQ community or as an ally, let us know what Pride means to you. Use #WhyIHavePride🏳️‍🌈 and let us know what you have to say via text, image or video. 

From 3rd June we will be revealing a story a day, click on a persons picture to reveal their story.


 
AYO (TABOO)    21    QUEER   “Pride has allowed me to express myself to the truest authentic level that I can be!”

AYO (TABOO)

21

QUEER

“Pride has allowed me to express myself to the truest authentic level that I can be!”

DEIANIRA    19    QUEER   "I celebrate Pride to remember the trans women of colour who fought for our rights"

DEIANIRA

19

QUEER

"I celebrate Pride to remember the trans women of colour who fought for our rights"

EMIKO    19    QUEER   "Being able to spend even just one day a year surrounded by love and acceptance will always be really important to me."

EMIKO

19

QUEER

"Being able to spend even just one day a year surrounded by love and acceptance will always be really important to me."

OWINY    19    BI   "I felt Pride was somewhere that I could safely be myself and I like the sense of community and just liberation that Pride gave me."

OWINY

19

BI

"I felt Pride was somewhere that I could safely be myself and I like the sense of community and just liberation that Pride gave me."

EZRA    20    PANSEXUAL   "Pride has been a way for the community to retaliate against oppression and discrimination, as well as avenge the countless lives that were lost."

EZRA

20

PANSEXUAL

"Pride has been a way for the community to retaliate against oppression and discrimination, as well as avenge the countless lives that were lost."

LYRIC

19

BI

"I feel like celebrating Pride is my way to use my platform not only to raise awareness of these issues but to honour myself and all that I’ve accomplished and to support my fellow LGBTQ peers."

 
CHAI    22    GAY   " I celebrate Pride because I’m unapologetically myself, because somewhere out there is an insecure 11 year old gay Asian boy who needs to know that everything will turn out more than okay."

CHAI

22

GAY

" I celebrate Pride because I’m unapologetically myself, because somewhere out there is an insecure 11 year old gay Asian boy who needs to know that everything will turn out more than okay."