London Pride is an event I eagerly look forward to since I started residing in UK. For me, it represents freedom, a safe place to make a loud political statement and have fun with LGBT families and allies.
Therefore, it was a shock when I checked the London Parade list for 27 June, 2015 and saw UKIP LGBT staring right back at me. The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is widely known for its homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, xenophobia and blatant racism. I was aghast that UKIP LGBT is going to be in that ‘safe and fun’ pride parade.
Considering how vocal UKIP leaders and members have been about condemning LGBT rights and [Read more…]