Pride Edinburgh takes place this Saturday. But did you know that the first Scottish Pride took place in 1995? You can find out more about the history of Pride and see some items from Pride 95 in the Proud City exhibition at the People’s Story Museum.The first ever Pride march was held in New York on 28th July 1970, to commemorate the first anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising which had galvanised LGBTQIA+ rights campaigners. Pride quickly spread around the world as a protest against discrimination and harassment faced by LGBTQIA+ people, and a celebration of the community’s strength and resistance.
Here are some other Pride badges from our collections.
All photographs courtesy of Geoff Gardner.