Lady Phyll awarded Honorary Doctorate for her “incredible leadership in the fight for equality”

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In a celebratory moment, Dr Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, aka Lady Phyll, has gained recognition for her trailblazing activism in the UK and overseas BY NIC CROSARA Throughout her career, Dr Phyll Opoku-Gyimah has worked tirelessly to fight for the rights of LGBTQI people. She’s the co-founder of UK Black Pride, an event which has run since [….]

Kaleidoscope Trust celebrates a decade of change-making

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Last night the UK’s leading charity working towards upholding LGBTQI human rights across the Commonwealth commemorated its 10 year journey BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE VIA TWITTER @KALEIDOSCOPE_T Last night Kaleidoscope Trust were joined by colleagues, partners, activists, allies and friends to celebrate its milestone 10th birthday, which marks a decade of work fighting for the [….]

UK Black Pride co-founder Lady Phyll has debuted on Just Like Us’ new podcast

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In this week’s episode, Lady Phyll discusses the importance of inclusive education 💫 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES COURTESY OF PHYLL OPOKU-GYIMAH Exciting news, DIVAs! Co-Founder of UK Black Pride and Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, also known as DIVA fave Lady Phyll, has collaborated with LGBTQI charity Just Like Us on an exciting [….]

Kaleidoscope Trust: An inside look at the charity supporting LGBTQI activists around the world

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What is Kaleidoscope Trust and what do they do? Executive Director Phyll Opoku-Gyimah gives us a peek behind the scenes BY PHYLL OPOKU-GYIMAH As the Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust I have had the pleasure of meeting the most amazing human rights defenders who risk their lives and work tiredly to fight for their rights [….]

Show us your best lockdown bakes for Bake With Pride

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Whether you’ve created a rainbow masterpiece or perfected some beautiful buns, we want to see your bakes 🍰 BY DIVA STAFF DIVA magazine is launching a new fundraising online event, Bake With Pride, to support global LGBTQI charity, Kaleidoscope Trust. Bake With Pride will take place over the weekend 6 -7 June. We need 200 [….]

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah named as Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust

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“With more than 20 years of experience as an LGBTQ rights activist and anti-racism campaigner, I’m thrilled to embark on this next chapter” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Widely known as Lady Phyll (partly due to her decision to reject an MBE to protest Britain’s role in formulating anti-LGBTQ penal codes across its empire) DIVA columnist Phyll [….]