Thursday, 20 April 2017

Celebrating Our Diversity in Oxford and Canterbury

 The busy summer of celebrating UNISON's diversity has officially kicked off with colourful participation at Oxford and Canterbury Prides in the last couple of weeks.


4ED6952A-B926-4220-9B35-D8B41B77AFB5.JPGThe South East Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Group has
been out in full force celebrating the great history UNISON has in fighting for justice and liberation for LGBT communities across the world. On Satuday 4th June UNISON Oxfordshire Health branch led the organisation and sponsorship of Oxford Pride spreading our message of proud to be in UNISON at the event attended by over 5000 people. Members engaged with revelers giving out employments advice, recruiting new members and explaining the pivitol role UNISON campaigning plays in fighting for the rights of LGBT people. On Saturday 11th June UNISON members attended Canterbury Pride a new event on the LGBT calendar, this follows the excellent work our regional LGBT group does at supporting local community based prides.


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 Upcoming UNISON South East supported Pride Events:


    Portsmouth Pride 18th June, Southsea Common
    Brighton Trans Pride 23rd July, Brunswick Gardens
    Margate Pride 13th August, Margate Seafront
    Reading Pride 3rd September, King's Meadow Park
 
    If you want to march with us, help us on our stalls or become active in the UNISON South East LGBT Group please contact Ron Harley

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