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This is What Leeds Pride Means to the People of Leeds!

DJs, TV hosts, athletes and more share their thoughts on why Leeds Pride is important to them as well as the people in the LGBTQ+ community to Leeds City Magazine. I enjoy Pride for a few reasons. I feel like it’s a day or month where we can celebrate our accomplishments as a community. – Robbie Rogers, Footballer It’s so important that people have ...

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Leeds Singer Paul Stone Releases New Single Ahead of Leeds Pride Performance

Ahead of Leeds Pride, Paul Stone, who will be performing on the day, has released a single for the event. Paul Stone is a Yorkshire born swing singer who has worked with a host of huge names in the industry, including legendary song writer Diane Warren. He has also received support from local press and even the BBC with DJs ...

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Leeds Pride and Malmaison Leeds Partner Up!

Malmaison

Leeds Pride are delighted to announce that Malmaison Hotel Leeds will be one of the venue supporters for this year’s Leeds Pride! Situated just off Lower Briggate, where the Leeds Pride celebrations come to a wonderful end, Malmaison is in a prime location if you’re wanting to be in the heart of the action. Considering it’s also a prestigious hotel ...

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Leeds Pride 2017 Programme

Leeds Pride

Thanks for taking part in Leeds Pride!  Leeds Pride main event is taking place on Sunday 6th August and will include two hours of entertainment on the Sainsbury’s Stage in Millennium Square, a parade through the city centre with over 60 floats and five hours of entertainment on the first direct bank main stage on Lower Briggate. In the Lower ...

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The Leeds Pride E Programme is Now Available to Download!

The Leeds Pride E Programme is now available to download, featuring all of the confirmed acts, sponsors and more!    Leeds Pride main event is taking place on Sunday 6th August and will include two hours of entertainment on the Sainsbury’s Stage in Millennium Square, a parade through the city centre with over 60 floats and five hours of entertainment ...

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Exclusive Interview with Footballer Robbie Rogers

After leaving Leeds United in 2013, Robbie Rogers made headlines around the world when he came out as gay. City Dweller Magazine met up with Robbie Rogers to speak about that brave decision, his time in Leeds and what Pride means to him  On May 26 2013, Robbie Rogers became the first openly gay man to compete in a top ...

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An Exclusive Interview with Radio DJ Stephanie Hirst

With over 11 years hosting Capital FM’s Breakfast Show ‘Hirsty’s Daily Dose’, Stephanie Hirst is one of the biggest radio stars in the country.  After starting her career aged 12, she has had a hugely successful career, winning a grand total of 14 awards for her work in radio. Stephanie Hirst also revealed that she was transgender in 2014. Since ...

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Meet Andrew Cooper from LeedsBID

We met up with the Chief Executive of LeedsBID to find out about their work in the city centre, his background in business and to find out what he loves the most about Leeds Hi Andrew, can you tell us about LeedsBID and your role there? In 2015 the business community of Leeds in conjunction with other organisations had the ...

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When We Met The Queen of SPEEDQUEEN

We spoke to Leeds legend Kas Shaw about setting up iconic club night SpeedQueen, Leeds Pride and more! When you first set up SpeedQueen, what was the aim behind it?  We wanted to set up a night for everybody! For gay people, for cross dressers, for girls on their own; we just wanted a mixed club. We really did try to ...

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Yasmin Macis: Holidays for the LGBT Community and Their Friends

City Dweller Columnist and seasoned travel expert, Yasmin Macis, maps out the best places to go to enjoy a fantastic LGBT community away from home! Today there is certainly no shortage of gay-friendly holiday destinations, where same sex couples can relax and enjoy hospitality. Some tour operators now offer holidays tailor-made for LGBT couples. It’s important to recognise that attitudes ...

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