WorldPride London 2012: In pictures
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Despite allegations that the London to change the start time of the event to reduce the number of people attending, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people and their supporters marched from Portman Square to Whitehall today. The event celebrated forty years since the first gay pride march in London in 1972.'s office exerted pressure on the organisers of in
Veterans of the 1972 march led the parade, and were followed by groups representing LGBT charity and campaigning groups including and , trade unions, student groups and corporations including , Google, Microsoft, IBM, , , and .
, former of the Metropolitan Police and candidate for London mayor, marching with other elected .
- Matthew Jenkin. "World Pride or shame? Gay march divides London" — , July 7, 2012
- Stephen Gray. "London: WorldPride time was changed to reduce numbers" — , July 6, 2012
- Tris Reid-Smith. "World Pride parade was changed to keep down the crowds" — , July 6, 2012