Digital Pride 2016

Smirnoff is a partner of Digital Pride
Digital Pride: Here is the winner who will have their rainbow design on limited edition bottles of Smirnoff

The winning design will be sold with proceeds going to a LGBTI charity

Audrey Tang
Taiwan appoints transgender software prodigy to take charge of digital policies

Audrey Tang proved herself to have a talent for coding when still a teenager and is now a passionate advocate for government transparency

London Fujitsu staff and panelists at the Digital Pride event
Fujitsu: Global LGBTI rights and finding one’s identity

As part of Digital Pride, the technology and innovation company hosted a live panel discussion between offices in India, Japan, London and Finland

The Chemsex panel: Stewart Who?, Mitch Marrion, Michelle Thomber-Dunwell, Leon Lopez and Fat Tony
Europe’s first rehab center opens for LGBTI people with chemsex issues

Details about the unique program were revealed by former addict, DJ Fat Tony, at a chemsex panel discussion at Digital Pride in London

Brexit campaigner Adam Lake, Tris Reid-Smith and MEP Seb Dance
Labour MEP: Voting for the UK to leave the European Union would ‘play into Putin’s hands’

Panel discussion at #DigitalPride explored LGBTI arguments for and against the United Kingdom staying in the European Union

LinkedIn's Ngaire Moyes and Lord John Browne
Lord John Browne on integrity: ‘Say what you think, in the most effective way’

The former head of BP offered advice on authenticity and leadership to staff at LinkedIn as part of Digital Pride week

Vicky Beeching in conversation with Sharon Pegg of the Co-op
Vicky Beeching on loneliness, coming out and volunteering to undergo exorcism

The former singer turned broadcaster spoke at a Digital Pride event hosted by the Co-op in Manchester

Jock friends David and Neils in gay short film Caged.
WATCH: Four of the best LGBTI short films of the last decade with Digital Pride

Usually only available on paid-for DVD, you can watch these four amazing LGBTI short films for free as part of Digital Pride

Amy Nield of DigitasLBi addressed the audience at the first Digital Pride event
First Digital Pride event told: ‘There is a digital identity war going on across the globe’

WATCH: DigitasLBi hosted the first ever event for Digital Pride, exploring the benefits – and drawbacks – of the online world for LGBTI people

Alan Turing: Gay, a war hero and the father of computing
Watch live via Periscope as GSN’s artist paints Alan Turing for Digital Pride

Watch via Periscope here as we create a new painting of gay war hero and the father of computing, Alan Turing

Vangelis was a semi-finalist on this year's series of The Voice UK
The Voice star Vangelis to perform on Digital Pride main stage this Saturday

Free event at Heaven in London on 30 April will also feature performance from trans singer and Voice star Jordan Gray

The world is becoming a better place to be gay
I’m coming out… as an ally

SPONSORED: Paula Barclay, who works in the Corporate HR department of the Co-op, explains why she’s realized the importance of speaking out on LGBTI issues

Vicky Beeching says her life changed overnight when she came out as gay
Vicky Beeching: I lost my music career after coming out

The theologian, writer and broadcaster says her career on the Christian music scene ended when she came out as gay, but she’s excited to be exploring other passions

The Voice, X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent favorites on Digital Pride main stage

We are using our free event on 30 April in central London to showcase the diversity of the best LGBTI talent

Trans model Jake Graf, photographed by Paul Grace.
Here are the panelists for the day of debate at Digital Pride: The Festival

Free event in central London with the biggest selection of speakers on the most topics, plus live performances from top talent is supporting Digital Pride
London top events website is partnering with Digital Pride is promoting the world’s first LGBTI event streamed around the globe

Inga Schener of Fujitsu delivers a talk on diversity and inclusion
Embracing diversity globally: ‘One size does not fit all but one shared vision can.’

SPONSORED: Inga Schener, a Diversity & Inclusion Lead for Fujitsu, explores the challenges faced in promoting diversity and inclusion on a global scale

The Co-op's Amelia Cargo and Steve Ratcliff
Why LGBTI staff feel respected at the Co-op

SPONSORED: Two employees of the Co-op explain their involvement with the organization’s Respect LGBT network and how it has helped them feel more comfortable at work

DigitasLBi UK Chief Executive Michael Islip
DigitasLBi: Why we’ve got to do more about diversity and inclusion

SPONSORED: The global marketing and technology agency’s UK Chief Executive, Michael Islip, explains why he’s an LGBTI ally and the benefits for both his business and clients

Home improvement retailer Wickes opened it first UK branch in Manchester.
Wickes’ DIY experts build Digital Pride partnership

Leading home improvement retailer is latest to join line-up for first global LGBTI festival

Win the chance to design a bottle of Smirnoff
Digital Pride: Win the chance to design your own bottle of Smirnoff

Celebrate the first ever Digital Pride by designing your own LGBTI bottle

La Voix performed at the Gay Star Travel expo
Do you want to perform at Digital Pride? Now’s your chance!

Are you a talented and interesting performer? We want you!

Smirnoff is a partner of Digital Pride
Smirnoff officially announces partnership with Digital Pride

Digital Pride will take place on 25-30 April

Stoke Park, located in Buckinghamshire, opened in 1906
Stoke Park latest partner for Digital Pride

Luxury five star stopover in Buckinghamshire latest to get on board for LGBTI festival

Are you on friendly terms with your neighbors?
Are you a good neighbor?

SPONSORED: Over half the UK population say they regularly experience feelings of loneliness – something of concern to Digital Pride sponsor The Co-op

The Fujitsu recruitment team at Student Pride in London
Creating a diverse future at Fujitsu

SPONSORED: Terri McCartney, Recruitment and Diversity Lead at Fujitsu, on what the company is doing to appeal to as wide a mix of talent as possible

Fujitsu headquarters in Munich
Digital Pride: Explore notions of identity and belonging with Fujitsu

SPONSORED: Digital Pride is a new, global, LGBTI Pride festival produced by Gay Star News. It’s supported by leading information and technology company, Fujitsu are joining Digital Pride open the door on Digital Pride partnership

LGBTI event takes place from 25-30 April