This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the 1st gay pride held
in July 1972 in Britain- led by the Gay Liberation Front (GLF).
In this highly symbolic year the city is hosting its 1st
Wolverhampton and Black Country Pride on 29 July 2012 (organised by
the LGBT Network Wolverhampton) and we are having Peter Tatchell,
who was a member of the GLF marching with us.
As a joint initiative, the Student LGBT + Society and the Staff
Network of the University of Wolverhampton will be marching
together in solidarity to celebrate Pride as well as demanding
We will be setting off at 11am from Market Square,
Wolverhampton, walking a 1 mile route through the City Centre,
ending back at Market Square. We have a couple of bands with lots
of LGBT and non LGBT organisations.
The main area in School Street and Fold Street will be
officially opened by The Mayor, Mrs Mills at 12.30pm and those
participating the march do not need to buy a ticket to get in the
If you would like to march with us please contact Martin:
(M.A.Evans@wlv.ac.uk ) or
and please make sure you are at the Market Square by 10.25am.
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