‘PRIDE’ TO CLOSE DIRECTORS’ FORTNIGHT AT THE 2014 INTERNATIONAL CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

Pride directed by Matthew Warchus has been selected to close Directors’ Fortnight at the 2014 International Cannes Film Festival on 23rd May.
Set in the summer of 1984, a group of LGBT activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking NUM. But the Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.. Previous British films that have premiered in Directors’ Fortnight include Billy Elliot and East Is East.

Football Vs Homophobia Conference

The Football v Homophobia Campaign announced today that it will be joined by FARE, Europe’s anti-discrimination campaign for football, to deliver a football conference for fans on tackling homophobia and transphobia in football. The conference is being held in Manchester, UK on 17 August 2013.

Schools Out Conference 2014

Next year’s Schools Out Conference will again be held in Manchester, on Saturday May 10th.

ITV Fixers report on tackling homophobia

They faced abuse and name-calling at school… now a group of gay and lesbian young people from Norwich have come up with a novel way of tackling homophobia.