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Liverpool to host Kyiv’s annual Pride march on behalf of Ukraine

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Liverpool will host Kyiv’s annual Pride march this year on behalf of Ukraine, with the city’s own march being held jointly with Ukrainian organisers KyivPride.

It is currently illegal to stage marches in Kyiv due to Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine, with this year’s event having solidarity and unity at its core.

The announcement comes just a few weeks after Liverpool hosted the Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Ukraine, which organisers said gave a “massive boost” to the city’s LGBTQ+ scene.

Lenny Emson, who was a founding member of KyivPride a decade ago and has led the organisation as an Executive Director for the last two years, said: “The Russian invasion took our right to march away from us.

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