Walk With Pride – An Overview

What is the Walk With Pride Project …

From 2009-2010 photographer Charles Meacham and Sarah Baxter visited and documented 15 international LGBT Pride marches throughout Asia and Europe.  This website contains images, videos, and a blog of their trip.

To see photo galleries from each pride, visit Meacham’s Behind the Photos blog.

The Prides attended were:

Oct. 31, 2009 (Taiwan Pride – Taipei, Taiwan)
Dec. 5, 2009 (Manila Pride – Manila, Philippines)
Mar. 7, 2010 (Sydney GL Mardi Gras – Sydney, Australia)

8 May, 2010 (Baltic Pride – Vilnius, Lithuania)
15 May, 2010 (Slavic Pride – Minsk, Belarus)
22 May, 2010 (GayFest ’10 – Bucharest, Romania)
29 May, 2010 (Moscow Pride – Moscow, Russia)

5 June, 2010 (Athens Pride – Athens, Greece)
12 June, 2010 (1st Trans Pride – Istanbul, Turkey)
19 June, 2010 (Zagreb Pride – Zagreb, Croatia)
26 June, 2010 (Sofia Pride – Sofia, Bulgaria)

3 July, 2010 (London Pride – London, England)
10 July, 2010 (Budapest Pride – Budapest, Hungary)
17 July, 2010 (Europride – Warsaw, Poland)
31 July, 2010 (Jerusalem Pride – Jerusalem, Israel)

Now in 2011, with the support of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Organization, Meacham has put together an ‘Images Against Homophobia’ exhibition that will be displayed worldwide.  The gallery will open at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, with opening ceremonies conducted on May 10, 2011, by the European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek.

Additional exhibitions will take place in over 20 cities worldwide, and intend to draw universal awareness to the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17.

We invite you to view the following:

We always enjoy hearing from those who view our project.  Please feel free to contact us at wwpproject (at) yahoo.com.

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