Uk black pride is proud to announce that our 2021 event will take place over three days friday, 2 july sunday, 4 july. Building on the success of our 15th birthday digital celebration in august 2020, which attracted 30,000 viewers, uk black prides 2021 event will extend to three days, recorded live at an as-yet-unannounced venue in east london. This is a newly formed black-led organisation that aim to support black trans people in london. Axelle nasah, a stonewall young campaigner, has set up a new community organisation for black trans people in the uk. The organisation will support black trans people in areas such as mental health. Justin fashanu was the first openly gay black football player in britain. Racism and homophobia is still prevalent in the sport today with pink news citing that 273 reported racist incidents and. Drag race uk queens asttina (left) and tayce (right) discuss the uks black gay icons in the first episode of the series. But when two of this seasons gorgeous black queens, tayce and. Lee gray came out to his traditional caribbean family in an unusual manner but thankfully they were welcoming of his decision to come out. And thats why, the day after pride in london, uk black pride takes place a few miles down the road. It brings together music, food, performances and culture that many lgbt people from black or. In the uk, many gay people in the black community get married or have partners of the opposite sex to hide their sexual orientation. In the black community, hate music against lgbt people has been composed campaigns such as stop murder music have tried to counteract this, although they have had little success in lessening homophobia within the.