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The horrific attack on a gay club in Orlando has reminded us in cold, brutal starkness, that hate still exists in the world.
But Monday’s huge outpouring of sympathy on the streets of Soho – in solidarity with the victims of the shooting and their families – showed that Londoners have the ability to comprehensively combat hate with love. The events in Soho were so moving, we think it’s important to keep that momentum going, to keep the chant that echoed around Old Compton Street echoing as long as possible: ‘We’re here, we’re queer, we will not live in fear.’
Therefore, we’re urging as many Londoners as possible to attend the Pride in London parade on Saturday June 25. To stand up for equality, and to make a stand against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia.
But don’t take our word for it. We’ve spoken to some of the most prominent LGBT+ voices – and some allies too – and asked one question…