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Hundreds hit the streets of Brighton for Stonewall 25th anniversary celebration

 

Over 700 walkers took part in our 10k Walk, supported by American Express on Sunday 11 May, 11th annual Equality Walk has so far raised over £65,000 to tackle homophobic abuse.

 

Radio 1Xtra DJ Adele Roberts and Great British Bake Off’s John Whaite hosted this year’s walk which included live entertainment and a picnic in the Royal Pavilion Gardens for the hundreds of families and fundraising teams.

 

Research conducted by Stonewall shows that 99 per cent of young people reg

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ularly hear phrases like ‘that’s so gay’ or ‘you’re so gay’ in school. These insults can have a devastating impact on young people’s self-esteem and confidence. Stonewall’s campaign,


Gay: Let’s Get the Meaning Straight
, is helping schools and young people tackle this abuse and put a stop to homophobic language. Over £65,000 has already been raised, with more expected to come in over the coming weeks to reach our £75,000 target.

 

We’re incredibly grateful to everyone who took part and supported the Walk in this very special year.If you’d like to make a donation to the event, it’s not too late to do so. Please click here to make a donation.

 

You can find out more about Stonewall’s events here.

 

 

 

 


Why Walk?

Find out more about why we’re walking


Get Fundraising

 

Tips and ideas to make your fundraising a success


Prizes and Perks

 

Amazing fundraising prizes


Walk With Us

 

Register now!


Celebrity Hosts

 

Present and past celebrity hosts tell us why they walk


On The Day

 

Details of the day’s schedule


 

 

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