Walk With Pride – An Overview

What is the Walk With Pride Project …

From 2009-2010 photographer Charles Meacham and Sarah Baxter visited and documented 15 international LGBT Pride marches throughout Asia and Europe.  This website contains images, videos, and a blog of their trip.

To see photo galleries from each pride, visit Meacham’s Behind the Photos blog.
http://wwpbehindthephotos.wordpress.com/

The Prides attended were:

Oct. 31, 2009 (Taiwan Pride – Taipei, Taiwan)
Dec. 5, 2009 (Manila Pride – Manila, Philippines)
Mar. 7, 2010 (Sydney GL Mardi Gras – Sydney, Australia)

May
8 May, 2010 (Baltic Pride – Vilnius, Lithuania)
15 May, 2010 (Slavic Pride – Minsk, Belarus)
22 May, 2010 (GayFest ’10 – Bucharest, Romania)
29 May, 2010 (Moscow Pride – Moscow, Russia)

June
5 June, 2010 (Athens Pride – Athens, Greece)
12 June, 2010 (1st Trans Pride – Istanbul, Turkey)
19 June, 2010 (Zagreb Pride – Zagreb, Croatia)
26 June, 2010 (Sofia Pride – Sofia, Bulgaria)

July
3 July, 2010 (London Pride – London, England)
10 July, 2010 (Budapest Pride – Budapest, Hungary)
17 July, 2010 (Europride – Warsaw, Poland)
31 July, 2010 (Jerusalem Pride – Jerusalem, Israel)

Now in 2011, with the support of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Organization, Meacham has put together an ‘Images Against Homophobia’ exhibition that will be displayed worldwide.  The gallery will open at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, with opening ceremonies conducted on May 10, 2011, by the European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek.

Additional exhibitions will take place in over 20 cities worldwide, and intend to draw universal awareness to the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17.

We invite you to view the following:

We always enjoy hearing from those who view our project.  Please feel free to contact us at wwpproject (at) yahoo.com.

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View ‘Images Against Homophobia’ – Online Exhibition

View the online slideshow of the ‘Images Against Homophobia’ exhibiton!           Click Here!

Images Against Homophobia
Online Exhibition

Images Against Homophobia Book Available NOW!

WWP Media Kit

Download The WWP Media Kit:

WWP Media Kit – 

Press Kit Includes:

  • Project Summary
  • Photographer’s Statement
  • About the WWP Founders
  • About the IDAHO Committee
  • Upcoming WWP Exhibitions
  • Images from Walk With Pride
  • FAQs
  • Participating LGBT Organizations
  • About the Countries

https://wwpproject.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/wwp-media-kit2.pdf


2011 Walk With Pride – IDAHO Exhibition

The Walk With Pride project is partnering with the IDAHO Committee (organizers of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia) to organize a global exhibition in over 15 cities around the world in recognition of IDAHO day on May 17, 2011.  This includes an exhibition to be held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.

See if there is an exhibition near you on our Upcoming Exhibitions page.

The WWP project is still accepting applicants to take part in this global exhibition.  If interested please contact  us at: wwpproject@yahoo.com

To find  more information on IDAHO visit: http://dayagainsthomophobia.org

Special Message from IDAHO Sydney – PARTICIPATE!

The ‘Walk With Pride’ project has a special message to share from the IDAHO Sydney organization.
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Hi –  Nick here from IDAHO Sydney in Australia with an invitation to participate in the 2011 STANDING TALL Catalogue we intend to put together for IDAHO 2011.

IDAHO is an acronym for International Day Against Homophobia – 17th of May world wide. Last year we created a catalogue titled ‘Break The Silence’ which included images from the exhibition and introductions form the living library books. This year we are not having a living library but I still think its important to represent and document the many different faces within our community. Its a great way to help people that feel isolated or are questioning their sexuality. They are not alone and they are not abnormal.

If you would like to participate all I need is one paragraph (100 to 150 words) from you which tells us about you. You can talk about anything you like. You could change someone’s life in one paragraph.

Also please tag your paragraph with your name, age and were you live (country). If you are not comfortable with using your name feel free to make one up. Also if you would like to extend the invitation to all your friends and family that would be great!

Together we can make a difference.

All the best

Nick Baldas – curator IDAHO Sydney
www.idahosydney.org

What’s New?

For now, the WWP website will be taken over by the blog.  You can still see many of the award winning images over at my website located at http://www.charlesmeacham.com The images are located in two galleries: Pride and Homophobia.

We both had an incredible year, and met some really incredible people.  Both of us would like to thank everyone for opening up their lives and letting us get to know them.

Sarah and I will continue to photograph and support LGBT Rights every opportunity we get.

I will also keep you updated on the May 17th exhibitions.

All my best,

Charles Meacham