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‘We all changed the world in our own ways’: How the first London Pride march changed lives
Social Justice

‘We all changed the world in our own ways’: How the first London Pride march changed lives

Speaking at the 50th anniversary of London’s first Pride march, one veteran from 1972 explains how it changed lives – and what’s changed since

Pride 1972 veteran recreates photo from first march 50 years on
Pride

Pride 1972 veteran recreates photo from first march 50 years on

Then and now: Martin Kaufman at the first Pride in 1972 and on the 50th anniversary march in central London on Friday.

Pride at 50: ‘What has been kept alive is the spirit of fun that marked out that first march’
Pride

Pride at 50: ‘What has been kept alive is the spirit of fun that marked out that first march’

Pride in London celebrates half a century of protest, politics and partying, in which the struggle for LGBTQ+ equality has come a long way – but the fight is far from won.

Aids: The Unheard Tapes – stories from the heart of a crisis
LGBTQ+

Aids: The Unheard Tapes – stories from the heart of a crisis

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