1st June 2012
Azerbaijan and Iran locked in a spat over rumours of a gay parade 16
3:21 PM — Azerbaijan has accused Iran of lying over claims the Azeri government was forced to cancel a gay parade during the Eurovision Song Contest last weekend.
Los Angeles artist bids for rainbow crossings during pride month 7
11:08 AM — An artist in LA has launched a last-minute bid to convince the council of West Hollywood to paint its street crossings rainbow colours for gay pride in June.
21st May 2012
MEPs support ‘free speech’ after Kiev pride violence 12
6:29 PM — Members of the European Parliament are concerned about the number of gay pride marches being cancelled or banned across Europe due to homophobic violence or laws criminalising public support for LGBT rights.
14th May 2012
Thousands expected to join Suffolk Pride after year’s absence 3
12:49 PM — Suffolk's LGB&T Network hopes to celebrate the region's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals when the event returns this June.
10th May 2012
Oxford to host second annual ‘drag race’ Pride fundraiser 6
10:57 AM — Oxford will be hosting a 'drag race' this month to raise funds for the city's pride event in June.
4th May 2012
Hillary Clinton and ILGA to receive World Pride awards 32
3:46 PM — Pride London will give US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the 'World LGBT Award' in recognition of her contribution to protecting the rights of LGBT people worldwide ahead of World Pride in London this July.
2nd May 2012
Worcestershire plans county-wide picnics for Pride 5
10:33 AM — The county of Worcestershire will be celebrating the Pride season with a series of picnics across the county.
26th April 2012
Christian Voice opposition ‘boosts North Wales Mardi Gras ticket sales’ 17
12:32 PM — Opposition from homophobic Christian Voice leader Stephen Green has reportedly boosted ticket sales for North Wales' Mardi Gras this weekend.
24th April 2012
Pride House at London Olympics ‘cancelled over lack of sponsorship’ 30
2:20 PM — The Pride House event a this year's London Olympics, designed to promote the LGBT community, has reportedly been cancelled due to a lack of funding.
19th April 2012
Prague’s second pride event announced 7
3:34 PM — Prague's second pride event will be held from 13 to 19 August 2012 on various attractive in the Czech Republic's capital.
16th April 2012
Court overrules police to give go-ahead to Budapest Pride 5
4:31 PM — A court in Budapest has reportedly overruled the police's decision not to grant a licence for the city's gay pride march.
13th April 2012
Brighton Pride 2012 announces theme 2
3:10 PM — A public vote has decided the theme of Brighton Pride 2012 as The United Colours of Pride.
Hungary: Fears over new ‘gay disorder’ bills 10
11:01 AM — Following similar developments in Russia, extreme-right parliamentarians in Hungary have tabled proposals to outlaw public discussions of homosexuality. In parallel, the Budapest police has rejected a request to hold the annual LGBT pride march in July 2012.
12th April 2012
Milton Keynes to host first pride parade this year 17
12:10 PM — The Buckinghamshire town of Milton Keynes is to hold its first ever gay pride parade.
11th April 2012
Budapest urged to reverse Pride route refusal 5
11:13 AM — The Human Rights Watch group is calling on Hungarian authorities to reverse a decision which refused Pride organisers permission to hold a march on their chosen route in Budapest later this year.
10th April 2012
Vote to decide theme of Brighton Pride 11
10:30 AM — Brighton and Hove locals are to be asked to choose the theme of the city's 2012 Pride event.
5th April 2012
Joe McElderry to headline Pride Glasgow 21
12:00 PM — Joe McElderry, the gay singer and winner of the X Factor and Popstar to Operastar has been confirmed as the headline act at Pride Glasgow this year.
4th April 2012
In Photos: Dyke March London 2012 13
4:00 PM — Lesbians and gay rights advocates took to the streets of London this weekend to improve the visibility of lesbians in the tradition of the American Dyke Marches.
2nd April 2012
Potential new EU member states told to improve gay and trans laws 14
4:10 PM — Last week, the European Parliament adopted its annual enlargement progress reports for Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo. All the resolutions recommended greater protection for gay, bi and transgender citizens in the potential new member states.
Suffolk Pride returns for 2012 with funding plea
9:41 AM — After a hiatus in 2011, Suffolk Pride is returning this year with a plea for members of the local community to help fund the event.