LondonLeatherMen group on the Folks’s Vote march. | Picture: James Besanvalle
Round 700,000 folks marched as we speak (20 October) in London to name for a Folks’s Vote on Brexit. It’s the second greatest march in UK historical past.
The solar was shining brilliant on the protestors, who had been there to demand one factor: a second referendum on Britain leaving the European Union.
The calls come about from quite a few teams throughout Britain, however most notably from LGBTI folks.
An hour earlier than the primary protest began at noon, LGBTI folks met for the ‘LGBT+ for a Folks’s Vote’ rally.
Anti-Brexit LGBTI teams
Bears In opposition to Brexit had been additionally current as we speak.
Gerard Gudgion from the group informed Homosexual Star Information: ‘I’m right here as we speak as a result of I felt it was vital that we did one thing to exhibit in opposition to this disastrous Brexit.
‘I additionally assume it’s actually vital that the LGBTI group – bears and whoever – say that it’s a part of our struggle as effectively.
‘It’s actually vital to face up and be heard,’ he added.
Organisers are estimating over half one million on the #PeoplesVoteMarch as we speak. Not a shock to us within the @lgbt4pv group. Because the entrance reaches Parliament Sq. we’ve barely left he gathering level in Hyde Park. Enormous turnout 🌈🇪🇺 pic.twitter.com/soXBjcWIYm
— Jamie Wareham (@jamie_wareham) 20 October 2018
Matt Spike is from a leather-based fetish group known as LondonLeatherMen.
He informed Homosexual Star Information: ‘We wish to be a part of Europe, we wish Brexit reversed and we wish to return to how we had been.’
This weekend can also be coincidentally the 45th anniversary of the London Leather-based Weekend.
On how Brexit will have an effect on the leather-based fetish group, Spike stated: ‘We’re a part of a wider fetish group known as ECMC. It’s mainly a European model of golf equipment identical to ours.
‘We all know so many individuals in plenty of completely different international locations throughout Europe and we frequently go to their occasions. Leaving the EU goes to make our connection to them actually troublesome.
‘We’re right here as we speak as a result of we care in regards to the nation. We’re not proud of the best way the nation’s being led and we’re not proud of the complete scenario, in relation to Brexit.’
So with out additional ado, listed below are the perfect images of LGBTI folks on the protest as we speak.
LGBT+ folks for a Folks’s Vote:
Homosexual Star Information is a associate of LGBT+ for a Folks’s Vote.