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The Lesbian and Gay Foundation in Manchester will be hosting Womens’ Pride, an event forming part of the Manchester Pride Fringe, at Number 5, Richmond Street, Manchester M1 3HF.

Tell LGF which women you think have made a significant contribution to the LGBT rights movement in the last 100 years?

The event will celebrate the significant but over-looked role all women have played throughout the history of the LGBT rights movement and explore how women can continue to contribute positively towards this movement. LGF’s mission is: Ending Homophobia, Empowering People.

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The ninth annual Equality Walk, held in Brighton, to help tackle homophobia in British schools, is supported by American Express. Meet at midday in Brighton Royal Pavilion Gardens. Celebrities Jane Hazlegrove and Harry Derbidge are hosting this family fun day, which includes a 10k walk, entertainment, post-Walk party and amazing fundraising prizes. For more information, see the official website.

The second North Wales Mardi Gras will be held at the Beaumaris Centre, Beaumaris, Anglesey. This will be the largest gay event ever in the History of the North wales Gay Community. Tickets are £5 (plus £2 p+p). For more information, see the official website, or contact Alan Jones on 07917 770 643.

Event takes place at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, London, SE17 2RB. Get your “butch jam” and “vegan cupcakes” here. Admission is £2. All welcome. See more information:

Commemorate with millions of people around the world. Help to end discrimination and violence towards gender and sexual minorities. Help to raise awareness about the inequity that exists around the world. Support advocates in countries where it is still illegal to be with the person that you love. If you’d like to plan your own event, let us know what your plans are and we will share with the world.

In the tradition of the Dyke Marches held abroad, this will be London’s first Dyke March since the 80s. Meet at 5pm in Soho Square for a pre-march rally, then march through Central London/Soho down to the South Bank via Hungerford Bridge.

Dyke March London is about dykes. We support dyke visibility and celebrate our love and passion for women and all dykes. Dyke March London is for everyone: dykes, queers, bisexuals, transwomen, genderqueers and allies. This is a grassroots, non-commercial, anti-racist, community-centred, accessible, inclusive event. See the Facebook event page for more.

VG Lee, lesbian author and comedian, wrote the hilarious (and fictitious) Diary of a Provincial Lesbian. This event, featuring a selection of authors, sees VG Lee’s first London reading for her new novel, Always You, Edina, and takes place at Polari at the Southbank Centre, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX. For updated details, see VG Lee’s events page.

For an unknown reason, the UK celebrates National Coming Out Day one day later than the rest of the world. If you’re not out yet, why not do it today?

Part of WorldPride Festival, held in London this year, WorldPride Parade is combined with London Pride.

Held in London this year, the third WorldPride since the event began in 2000, promotes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues on an international level.