Brighton and Hove

Bisexual Pride Flag Flies Over Camden Town Hall

20160923_101452The bisexual pride flag was today raised over a London council building for the first time.

Nadia Shah, who was appointed Mayor of Camden in May 2016, hoisted the flag in a small ceremony on the roof of Camden Town Hall at 1oam today. The ceremony was attended by members of the Bisexual Index and Camden LGBT Forum as well as local activists and civic staff.

Mayor Nadia Shah addresses the crowd

Mayor Nadia Shah addresses the crowd

The flag has been flown at Council buildings in Brighton and Hove since 2012, but other councils have been reluctant to follow suit. This year, just five further councils (including Camden) – out of more than 410 –  have chosen to follow suit.

The Bisexual Index told Biscuit, “a lot of councils have told us that they fly the rainbow flag for gay pride, and that we’re included in that. But bisexuals… Continue reading

Brighton and Hove Pride Unveils Branded Bus

Brighton Pride, in partnership with Brighton & Hove Buses, have unveiled the first officially branded Pride Bus.

Now in general circulation and daily use all around Brighton, you can ride the Pride bus on a variety of routes across the city.
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The bus honours local legend, drag queen and fundraiser Phill Starr, who passed away in October 2005..

Phil performed on stages across the world for more than 50 years and also raised thousands of pounds for charity. His last show was at the cabaret bar Legends, in the New Europe Hotel, Marine Parade where he had also been the first performer 14 years earlier.

Paul Kemp, director of Brighton Pride said, “We are thrilled that Brighton & Hove buses have joined other prominent City businesses to support Pride in our City in this our 25th Anniversary year. This is just the start of an ongoing relationship that… Continue reading