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March 2, 2015

The bus, celebrating diversity and the organization’s LGBTI staff network, will operate for a year on London’s streets. The initiative has been sponsored by Stagecoach

Transport for London (TfL) has today unveiled a rainbow-adorned double-decker bus to commemorate the tenth anniversary of TfL’s LGBTI staff network, OUTbound.

Emblazoned with the slogan, ‘Ride with Pride’, the initiative follows others that TfL have taken to celebrate LGBT issues, including the creation last year of a rainbow zebra crossing to mark Pride in London.

June 13, 2014

The UK capital is to get its first rainbow pedestrian crossing and its cycle hire scheme is also getting an LGBTI Pride makeover

London is to follow in the pedestrian footsteps of Tel Aviv and Sydney with its first rainbow crossing for Pride at the end of this month.

Pioneered in the Israeli beach city, the idea of rainbow crossings has now started to spread around the world.

London’s first will be at the junction of Pall Mall East and Suffolk Street, where the Pride in London parade will pass on 28 June.

But it will only last for the day.

The city is also giving 75 of its pay-as-you-go Barclay’s Cycle Hire bikes a ‘Ride with Pride’ logo during Pride week.

February 28, 2013

Core Issues Trust wants to force Transport For London to carry adverts saying 'Not gay! Post-gay, ex-gay and proud. Get over it!'

A ban on a bus advert claiming gay people can be ‘cured’ is a ‘deep threat to democracy, the High Court has heard.

Christian group Core Issues Trust, who created an advert last year but was banned by London mayor Boris Johnson, say the decision stifled their freedom of expression.

April 13, 2012

Extremist 'gay cure' group seek legal action after London bus advert banned

A Christian group which planned to run anti-gay adverts on London buses is considering legal action after authorities banned the campaign.

The Core Issues Trust advert, which read 'Not gay! Post-gay, ex-gay and proud. Get over it!', was due to appear on the side of 26 buses running past historic London landmarks, including St Paul’s Cathedral, from Monday (16 April) for two weeks.

April 12, 2012

Just hours after plans for an anti-gay advert on London buses was announced, it has been pulled by Transport for London

Transport for London has refused to carry adverts which proposed that gay people could be ‘cured’ on its buses.

The campaign, a response to a pro-gay advert currently running on the side of 1,000 buses from British LGB organization Stonewall, was booked to start on Monday (16 April) for two weeks.