LGBT+ History: First London PRIDE

1972 The first Pride is held in London, attracting approximately 2,000 participants.  Peter Tatchell was one of the organisers and he released a video showing the history of Pride on Youtube(below) several months ago.  The video had commentaries from several people involved at the time, and describes the challenges faced and how they had to be overcome to start what is now a popular annual event with people of all sexualities.

London’s 2015 Gay Pride Parade through the streets of London attracted 1 million people making it the 7th largest gay event in the world and the largest Gay Pride Parade and Gay event ever held in the UK.

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