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US Consul Participates In Bermuda Pride Events

US Consul Participates In Bermuda Pride Events

U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette said she was “honored to participate in Bermuda Pride 2022″ with the Consulate noting “the United States stands with the LGBTQIA+ community of Bermuda.” The U.S. Consulate Hamilton posted the photo below online, saying, “Representing the United States’ support for the LGBTQIA+ community,... Read more of this article

Column: LGBTQ+ Rights, Govt, Voting, More

Column: LGBTQ+ Rights, Govt, Voting, More

[Opinion column written by Taj Donville-Outerbridge] This past weekend, Bermuda had the pleasure of hosting the post-Covid full-swing return of the annual Pride celebrations. Over the five official events held this past weekend thousands of people came out to protest for LGBTQ+ rights, celebrate, and support. Unfortunately, one thing was noticeably... Read more of this article

Updates & Photos: 2022 Bermuda Pride Parade

Updates & Photos: 2022 Bermuda Pride Parade

[Updating] The Bermuda Pride Parade event is being held today [Aug 27] in the City of Hamilton under a theme of “Love & Live”, and we will be bringing you some updates of the event throughout the day, with the main coverage [photos & videos] to be posted later today. The Pride website said, “The Parade is the marquee event in the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Pride Parade Block Party

Photos, Video & 360: Pride Parade Block Party

The 2022 Bermuda Pride Parade was held today [Aug 27], with a block party held at Victoria Park in the afternoon following after the Pride Parade, with an array of local entertainment being showcased. You can view coverage of some of the afternoon festivities below, view our live updates from today here, and all of Bernews coverage of this year and... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2022 Bermuda Pride Parade Event

Photo Set #2: 2022 Bermuda Pride Parade Event

The 2022 Bermuda Pride Parade was held today [Aug 27] in the City of Hamilton, with the event  — which had a theme this year of ‘Love & Live’ — including a parade and a block party at Victoria Park in the afternoon. Our second set of photos is below, and you can view our live updates from today here, and all Bernews coverage... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2022 Bermuda Pride Parade Event

Photo Set #1: 2022 Bermuda Pride Parade Event

[Updated with video] The 2022 Bermuda Pride Parade event is being held today [Aug 27] in the City of Hamilton under a theme of “Love & Live”, with the day starting off with a parade, and a block party is being held this afternoon at Victoria Park and is set to continue until 5pm. Our first set of photos is below, the event is still underway,... Read more of this article

Videos: Mark Anderson Greets Commuters

Videos: Mark Anderson Greets Commuters

[Updated] Morning commuters got some extra cheer this morning [Aug 26] as Mark “Queen of Bermuda” Anderson, who was dressed to impress in a pink outfit, was greeting motorists to wish them “Happy Pride.” Mr. Anderson – a long standing advocate for LBGTQI+ rights and a well known local entertainer – told Bernews, “This... Read more of this article

‘Inclusion’ Aims To Support LGBTQ+ Youth

‘Inclusion’ Aims To Support LGBTQ+ Youth

[Written by Stephen Wright] When Onuri Smith set up Inclusion Bermuda – a non-profit organisation empowering and inspiring the island’s LGBTQ+ youth – he imagined how he as a youngster could have benefitted from greater guidance and support. Still only 19 years old, Mr Smith admits he experienced homophobic abuse growing up in Bermuda and hopes... Read more of this article

Police On LGBTQ+ Community And Events

Police On LGBTQ+ Community And Events

“This is an important week for our LGBTQ+ community members with several upcoming events planned for Bermuda Pride 2022,” Police Commissioner Darrin Simons said, adding that the “BPS is committed to serving, respecting, and protecting each of our community members.” Police Commissioner Darrin Simons said, “This is an important... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘Love & Live’ Pride Theme

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘Love & Live’ Pride Theme

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the 2022 Pride theme of ‘Love & Live‘, with this year’s Pride events set to be held this weekend. The design is available in two different versions in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a... Read more of this article

Bermuda Pride Parade, Forum, Party & More

Bermuda Pride Parade, Forum, Party & More

Bermuda Pride will hold a number of events this month, including the LGBTQ+ 101 forum, Pride Parade and Block Party, Love & Live Party, Pride Worship Service, and Beach Party. The Bermuda Pride website said, “Our team is excited to bring Bermuda Pride 2022 to the public this year, with more entertainment, more events, more activities for kids... Read more of this article

Gay Cities List ‘Beach Alternatives’ For Marriage

Gay Cities List ‘Beach Alternatives’ For Marriage

GayCities has highlighted Bermuda’s repeal of same sex marriage on the island by listing “10 beach alternatives that will welcome [and marry] us” “since Bermuda has banned gay marriage.” The GayCities website said, “Bermuda’s clear, blue waters and pink sand beaches have made the island ideal for destination weddings.... Read more of this article

2022 Bermuda Pride Events Announced

2022 Bermuda Pride Events Announced

OUTBermuda announced the plans for this year’s Bermuda Pride events — which this year have a theme of “Love & Live” — with the Pride Parade to take place on August 27th,  while other events include a forum, beach party and more. A spokesperson said, “OUTBermuda, Bermuda’s only LGBTQ+ focused charity, is excited... Read more of this article