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About our Charity

About our Charity

Our Vision:

A world where LGBTQ+ people are free to live and love without prejudice.

Our Mission:

We are committed to improving the lives of LGBTQ+ people in Greater Manchester and beyond. We are part of a global pride movement that celebrates advancements in equality and challenges discrimination faced by LGBTQ+ people.

Our Values:

Inclusivity: We believe that everybody has a contribution to make regardless of any differences and in particular respect of their protected characteristics.
Empowerment: We believe that everybody should be supported to have the confidence and opportunity to live the way they want.
Togetherness: We believe that great things can be achieved through working with individuals, organisations and communities

Our Goals:

Stage an annual world class celebration of LGBTQ+ life in Greater Manchester.
Maintain the position of the festival on its international platform, acting as a beacon for LGBTQ+ equality in Greater Manchester and throughout the world.

Campaign for the advancement of LGBTQ+ equality at home and abroad.
Educate the people of Greater Manchester and beyond to recognise, understand and challenge discrimination against LGBTQ+ people.

Raise awareness and support for LGBTQ+ mental health.
Partner with third party organisations to deliver a programme of work designed to support the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ+ people in Greater Manchester.

Support grassroots projects and initiatives that encourage the wellbeing of LGBTQ+ people in Greater Manchester.
Make packages available to provide essential support for projects and initiatives aimed at improving the lives of LGBTQ+ people in Greater Manchester.
With thanks to our sponsors
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Coca Cola 2021
  • Gaydio
  • Hits Radio Pride 2021
  • Essential
  • Morning Glory