How have you been celebrating Pride?
Although, large scale Pride celebrations were cancelled this year, lots of you were finding your own ways to celebrate in your own homes and online! Here are just a few of the ways you have been celebrating Pride this month:
BakingIt’s nice to sere that lots of you were using your baking skills to celebrate Pride this month! There are loads of rainbow themed bakes that you have been making to celebrate the occasion, which is great!
Rainbow Sugar CookiesThe pictures above show some Rainbow Sugar cookies which are really easy to make! Although they can take a while to decorate… but it is a nice activity to occupy your time and help you to relax!
Click here to find out how to make them. The recipe uses pre-made icing but you can use icing sugar and water to give the same effect!
Rainbow Ice Cream cakeNot only is this the perfect way to celebrate Pride but it is also great for the warm weather! It doesn’t take too long to prep and then you just pop it in the freezer and wait for it to harden. It can also keep for a while too, so you can celebrate Pride for the next few weeks too!
Click here for the recipe.
Rainbow Pinwheel CookiesThese Rainbow Pinwheel cookies not only look great, but they taste amazing too. They are super easy to make and are the perfect way to celebrate Pride. You’ll definitely be a favourite in the household if you decide to make these!
Click here for the recipe.
LGBTQ+ Charity Fundraiser Talent ShowThe Herts SU hosted a virtual LGBT Charity Fundraiser Talent Show, with 100% of donations going to UK Black Pride. The event was streamed live on Friday 26 June and it was a huge success! What a great way to celebrate Pride and raise some money for such an important cause!
You can re-watch the event here.
Volunteering and DonatingLots of you have been volunteering and donating this month to help celebrate Pride and support such an important cause. Whether you attended the Charity fundraiser, or donated through the London Pride website, these donations really help to make a difference.
It’s never to late to donate or to volunteer your time to help organise events and keep Pride going! To find out how you can volunteer in an area near you, click here. To donate to the LGBTQ+ foundation, click here.
Pride InsidePride Inside is a not-for-profit grassroots campaign that was created to celebrate Pride this year. Ginger Johnson, drag star, writer and performer has brought together LGBTQ+ photographers from all over the UK to take photos of over 100 people from the LGBTQ+ community and these will be used in over 1,000 locations all over the UK!
Visit prideinside.co.uk to find out more!
Sharing the love on socialWe have seen lots of you sharing the love on social too! Social media is a great way to spread positivity and support our LGBTQ+ community all over the world! You don’t need to limit your social activity to Pride month, continue showing your support throughout the year!
Let us know how you have been celebrating pride this month by tagging us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.