WorldPride Faces Huge Setbacks

Looks like this year WorldPride is suffering from a extreme lack of funding.  All parade floats and outdoor entertainment for the London-based event have been cancelled.  Pride London, in charge of planning the celebration this year, called for support too late in the game.  Pride London’s chairman has resigned due to the mishandling of planning.

Activist Peter Tatchell had this to say, “The sudden, drastic curtailment of the World Pride parade, rally, and street parties is a huge blow to London and its gay community. The promised extravaganza looks set to descend into a chaotic damp squib.”

Read more at The Advocate website:

http://www.advocate.com/society/activism/2012/07/06/smaller-worldpride-go-london

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