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Maurice Tomlinson || MONTEGO BAY PRIDE

Maurice Tomlinson || MONTEGO BAY PRIDE

“This is a global struggle and until we are all free, then none of us are free. While acknowledging that there is still work to do in the global north, which must be attended to, we need to get involved in any way that we can to assist those countries who are still lagging far behind. This starts with contacting these groups and asking what help they need. We in the global south need support, not salvation, from our global north LGBT allies.”

Meet Maurice Tomlinson, the founder of Montego Bay Pride.

Viktória Radványi || BUDAPEST PRIDE

Viktória Radványi || BUDAPEST PRIDE

„Stand up for each other! Be patient, don’t expect yourselves to change the world in one day. Show solidarity, support other oppressed groups and listen to their voices. Focus on the things in common instead of fighting over ideological differences. Take care of yourselves and watch out for your peers.“

Meet Viktória Radványi, one of the organizers of Budapest Pride.

Thanos Vlachogiannis || THESSALONIKI PRIDE

Thanos Vlachogiannis || THESSALONIKI PRIDE

Never give up, it gets better and better! Meet Thanos Vlachogiannis, one of the organizers of Thessaloniki Pride.

Pride events are important because they bring visibility that reduces homophobia and transphobia and combats the negative stereotypes still LGBTQI people suffer from.

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Why starting is the most important thing.

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