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Love is Love, LGBT Gay Pride pin
Love is Love pin available HERE

It’s June (so where did those first 6 months of the year go?)  The weather is finally starting to warm up, people are starting to shed their outer layers,  the trees have turned the freshest of greens and the birds are singing.

June is also Pride Month when cities around the world stage their own parades and carnivals to celebrate and support gay, lesbian and trans culture.

In the UK, the largest event takes place in Brighton on Saturday 4 August, which coincides with the Pride Festival held at Preston Park between 3 and 5 August, (headlined this year by the which is this year being headlined by the legendary Britney Spears.

Other key events taking place across Britain this summer include:

  • Pride Edinburgh – 16 June

    Gay pride this is who I want to be
    Who I want to be pin available HERE
  • London Pride – 7 July
  • Pride Glasgow – 14 July
  • Bristol Pride – 14 July
  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne – 21 July
  • Belfast Gay Pride Festival – 27 July-5 August
  • Norwich Pride – 28 July
  • Sheffield Pride – 28 July
  • Nottingham Pride – 29 July
  • Pride Cymru – 25 August
  • Manchester Pride – 25 August

This summer’s biggest Pride events in Europe are:

  • Riga, Latvia – 9 June
  • Rome, Italy – 9 June
  • Vienna, Austria – June 16
  • Dublin, Ireland – 21-30 June

    Gay Pride so over the rainbow - Edited
    Rainbow pin available HERE
  • Barcelona, Spain – 30 June
  • Paris, France – 30 June
  • Madrid, Spain – 7 July
  • Budapest, Hungary – 7-8 July
  • Frankfurt, Germany – 21 July
  • Berlin, Germany – 27-29 July
  • Oslo, Norway – 27-30 June
  • Amsterdam, the Netherlands – 3-5 August
  • Stockholm, Sweden – 4 August
  • Prague, Czech Republic – 11 August
  • Copenhagen, Denmark – 18 August

And around the world, you can celebrate Pride in:

  • Washington, DC, US – 7-10 June

    Gay pride gender activist
    Gender Activist pin available HERE
  • Tel Aviv – 8 June
  • Shanghai, China – 8-18 June
  • Los Angeles, US – 9-10 June
  • New York, US – 15-24 June
  • Toronto, Canada – 22-24 June
  • Chicago, US – 23-24 June
  • San Francisco, US – 23-24 June
  • Rio de Janiero, Brazil – 24 June
  • Vancouver, Canada – 5 August

 

Wherever you are and whatever you do, everyone here at ButtonChops would like to wish you a happy celebration and keep on right on rainbowing until you drop!

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