LGBT+ News

All news/updated related to LGBT+ in general (law changes, big stories, etc).

27/05/2020

LGBT+ Domestic Abuse and Coronavirus

Trigger Warning: This article and pages it links to, contains information about domestic abuse, violence, sexual assault which may be triggering for survivors. Information on support organisations can be found towards the bottom or on our services page. Domestic violence […]
25/05/2020

Announcing #StillProud Festival

During these trying times, we need to come together, now more than ever. With the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us within the LGBT+ community are stuck without access to our friends, our community, or our safe LGBT+ venus or spaces […]
18/05/2020

Supporting Your Own Mental Health

Mental health affects everyone, particularly those of us in the LGBT+ community who can face harder challenges than our heterosexual and cisgender counterparts. We hope that this Mental Health Awareness Week will be an opportunity for you to give yourself […]
17/05/2020

#IDAHOBIT 2020

It’s that time of year again, May 17th – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia – A worldwide celebration of sexual and gender diversity while drawing attention to the violence and discrimination faced by our community. May 17th was […]
25/04/2020

Be Visible for Yourself

Lesbian visibility week, as any other LGBTQ+ awareness event is incredibly important platform for underrepresented groups. It is a celebration of wonderful diversity and a chance to educate, bust stereotypes and join together as a community. This year I can’t […]
23/03/2020

Artist Callout – We Need You!

On Tuesday 31st March for Transgender Day of Visibility, Coventry Pride will go live with a Facebook Watch Party to celebrate our amazing transgender community, and we need your help! Coventry Pride would love to include your poetry, singing, music, paintings and anything in […]
22/01/2020

Coventry Pride Meet Cllr. Glenn Williams

Coventry Pride & Andrew Moffat (No Outsiders) Meet Cllr. Glenn Williams, Cllr. Allan Andrews & Cllr. Kevin Maton at the Council House on 21/01/2020 where Cllr. Glenn Williams formally apologises for his recent actions against the LGBT+ community.
17/01/2020

An Open Letter from our Chair to Glenn Williams

Dear Lord Mayor, Leader of the Council, Councillors I write following the statements made by Cllr Glenn Williams in the Council Chamber on the 14th January, where he displayed outdated, bigoted and hateful comments, towards members of the LGBT+ community. […]
16/01/2020

An Open Letter from our Vice Chair to Glenn Williams

OPEN LETTER TO COVENTRY COUNCILLORS, BABLAKE WARDThursday 16 January 2020 Dear Councillor Jaswant Birdi and Councillor Tarlochan Singh Jandu I hope that this letter finds you both well. I write to you today, weary, emotionally exhausted, with an extremely heavy […]
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