Archive for the ‘Photojournalism’ Category

Pride 2018, part one

July 9, 2018

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London, LGBT Pride, 7th July 2018.  All settling in for the usual parade (not march) led by the mayor and celebs and bank floats. Then a bunch of women suddenly arrived with banners saying revolutionary things like, Lesbian=female homosexual.  Obviously such statements could not be allowed, there was a bit of a discussion as the women didn’t – shock horror! – have the right wristbands. So of course they lay down in  the road until it was agreed they could march as long as they left a respectable distance behind them and did not pollute the rest of the Parade. So they carried on and headed up the march as far as Trafalgar Square.

Some people were a bit cross, especially when they heard about that last bit.

It was 31degrees and the very sensible march organisers say they allowed this because otherwise everyone would have fainted.

Here is their flyer which spells out the main reasons they had to do this.

 

 

 

 

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Million Women Rise 2018

March 13, 2018

10th March 2018, London, the eleventh Million Women Rise  demonstration of resistance, celebration and recognition.

The march, Oxford Street to Trafalgar Square:

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The Square, speakers and rally:

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March4Women 2018

March 6, 2018

On the 100th anniversary of Votes for Women becoming real for some women, 1000s marched from Parliament Square to Trafalgar Square.

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Organised by Care International.

Some very impressive hand-made signs, and top marks to the Women’s Institute for their fab tapestry banners.

Pics in random order here.