Phyll Opoky-Gyimah is the CEO of LGBTQ+ charity The Kaleidoscope Trust and the co-founder of UK Black Pride.
UK Black Pride is proud to announce that on Sunday, 16 August, our annual event will take place online from 12pm – 6pm (BST).
Amnesty International, UK Black Pride, Stonewall and ParaPride are bringing Pride celebrations inside this year with Pride Inside.
We all know that, for Pride in London to remain a free event, corporate sponsorship is a must. But there are some people who believe that corporate involvement has moved the event too far from its community roots. It’s a tricky dilemma to which actor, poet and writer Helen Oakleigh might Continue Reading
Kaleidoscope Trust, the leading UK charity advocating for the human rights of LGBTQ people globally, has appointed Phyll Opoku-Gyimah as executive director, effective 5 August, 2019. She replaces outgoing executive director Paul Dillane. Widely known as Lady Phyll – partly due to her decision to reject an MBE to protest Britain’s Continue Reading
New community guidelines and anti-discrimination policies set the bar for a more inclusive and respectful community online and offline Grindr, the world’s largest queer mobile social network, today kicked off its “Kindr” initiative, which aims to foster a more inclusive and welcoming environment on Grindr and elsewhere within the queer community. Continue Reading
Award-winning UK Black Pride – Europe’s largest not-for-profit event for African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean-heritage Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people – is thrilled to announce our line-up for our 2018 festival, which takes place on Sunday 8 July in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. Recruited from across the diasporas we represent, the Continue Reading
Why race preferences on dating apps are wrong wrong wrong. Last week, OutNews Global reported on findings by Stonewall that 51% of BAME LGBT people had experienced “discrimination or poor treatment” from others in the LGBT community, with the figure rising to 61% for those who identify as “black”. These statistics Continue Reading
In a dramatic move which has rocked the LGBTQ community, leading LGBT rights charity Stonewall has announced that they will not be taking part in Pride in London this year. The breakdown in relations follows a CAB (Community Advisory Board) report which raised concerns about a lack of BAME representation within Pride. Commenting that Pride Continue Reading
“As part of our ongoing commitment to the BAME community, we are delighted to support UK Black Pride.”