News

  1. Totnes Pride Online / 31st August-5th September 2020

    TOTNES PRIDE ONLINE / 31st August-5th September 2020 Open to LGBTQ+ people and allies. Join us this year for Totnes Pride Online to honour our individual and collective stories by: 'REMEMBERING OUR ROOTS' Throughout the first week of September, we will be hosting a number of online events. Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing what 'Remembering Our Roots' means to us, as a team. We also look forward to revealing details of everything we have spent the last few months... Read more
  2. Proud2Be celebrates after receiving £160,000 from the National Lottery to support LGBTQ+ young people in Devon

    Social enterprise, Proud2Be, is today celebrating after being awarded £160,000 in National Lottery funding to support its work with LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and/or questioning+) young people and their families in Devon. The organisation, based in Totnes, will use the money to run even more group and 121 support activities for local LGBTQ+ young people and to provide support sessions for their family members. The news comes exactly 9 years since identical twins Max and Maya... Read more
  3. This Year’s Totnes Pride…

    Due to the uncertainty around how long the current COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and/or social distancing measures will be in place, and with the risk of a second wave of the virus towards the end of the year, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Totnes pride as it stands, and instead, host an online event in its place. This has been a difficult decision, as for us, some of the highlights of the previous events centre around people coming together in person, and... Read more
  4. Proud2Be Group Rules

    Be Kind We're all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let's treat everyone with respect. We don’t all have to agree, but kindness is required. No Hate Speech or Bullying Bullying and oppressive and discriminatory behaviour/language of any kind will not be tolerated. This includes but is not limited to LGBTQ+ based phobia, racism, xenophobia, sexism, body shaming, slut-shaming, ageism and ableism. Lives Are Not Up For Debate Lives and rights are not up for... Read more
  5. URGENT INFORMATION

    URGENT INFORMATION: We have taken the difficult decision to cancel all remaining Proud2Be groups and events in March 2020 due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This includes the following planned events:   -Saturday 21st March – Proud2Be Social Saturday -Monday 23rd March – Proud2Be Youth Group -27th-29th March – Proud2Be Youth Residential   We will make a decision on April's groups and events towards the end of March and let you know. We do not take this... Read more
  6. Thank You

    A few ‘thank yous’ from us. We both receive a lot of the credit for Totnes Pride. In truth, we are two individuals within a team of many, who work hard throughout the year to make it all possible. The Totnes Pride Action Group work tirelessly to ensure Totnes Pride is a thoughtful and inclusive community event, dealing with the challenges that come with organising an event like this with humour, determination and a can-do attitude. Thank you! It really is a pleasure to work with you... Read more

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