Over half one million folks in London march for a Folks’s Vote on Brexit


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.

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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.

It featured audio system like Peter Tatchell, Seb Dance MP, Lord Michael Cashman, Peter Kyle MP and Ivor Caplin.

LGBT+ people for People's Vote

LGBT+ folks for Folks’s Vote. | Picture: Jamie Wareham

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.

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.

London Leather Men

Picture: David Hudson

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:

People's Vote march

Folks’s Vote march. | Picture: David Hudson

People's Vote march

Folks’s Vote march. | Picture: David Hudson

LondonLeatherMen at the People's march

LondonLeatherMen on the Folks’s Vote march. | Picture: James Besanvalle

Bisexuals Against Brexit

Bisexuals In opposition to Brexit. | Picture: David Hudson

People's Vote march

Folks’s Vote march. | Picture: Scott Nunn

People's Vote march

Folks’s Vote march. | Picture: David Hudson

People's Vote march

Picture: James Besanvalle

Tory at People's Vote march

‘Tories In opposition to Brexit’. | Picture: David Hudson

People's Vote march

Picture: David Hudson

People's Vote march

Folks’s Vote march. | Picture: David Hudson

Gay Star News founders Scott and Tris

Homosexual Star Information founders Scott and Tris. | Picture: Jamie Wareham

People's Vote march

Folks’s Vote march. | Picture: James Besanvalle

Bears Against Brexit.

Bears In opposition to Brexit. | Picture: James Besanvalle

Homosexual Star Information is a associate of LGBT+ for a Folks’s Vote.

See additionally:

That is how Brexit might damage you as an LGBTI individual within the UK

Olly Alexander says Brexit plan is ‘probably extraordinarily dangerous’

164 LGBTI activists signal letter to PM demanding a Folks’s Vote on Brexit

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