date: 27 September 2012
embargo: For Immediate release
LGBTQ activists have voted for new guidelines for Pride and agreed that a new team should organise Pride 2013.
At a meeting held at the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) community activists and trade unionists called for a clear set of principles to underpin London Prides in future.
The new principles state that:
Chair of the TUC LGBT Committee Maria Exall said: “It is important that we learn the lessons from last year’s World Pride as we look forward to London Pride 2013. The TUC is delighted that we have been able to help LGBTQ communities make clear the kind of Pride they want in 2013.”
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Press release (400 words) issued 27 Sep 2012
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