2014

  • Facilitated 12 social groups in South Devon, with an average of 26 people attending each month
  • Hosted Totnes Pride 2014 with the first ever Pride procession in Totnes, attended by approximately 1200 people
  • Installed the first temporary rainbow pedestrian crossing in Totnes, during the week of Totnes Pride 2014, to celebrate diversity and raise awareness about the issues still faced by the LGBT+ community. The crossing was funded by a successful crowd funding campaign
  • Teamed up with local trans organisation Transfigurations to host Trans Day of Remembrance event in South Devon
  • Held 2 LGBT+ Youth Focus Groups in Totnes
  • Facilitated 4 activity days in Totnes, South Devon
  • Hosted 2 fundraising discos in Totnes, South Devon
  • Celebrated and promoted our work at 4 local Pride events
  • Facilitated 2 anti-bullying workshops to students in Wolverhampton and Aylesbury as part of Local Heroes
  • Facilitated 2 LGBT+ Awareness workshops for PSHE days at schools and colleges in South Devon
  • Facilitated 2 Equality & Diversity sessions to the charity sector
  • Shortlisted for two awards: The Community Group Award at the Pride of South Devon and the LGBT Community Organisation award at The National Diversity Awards 2014
  • Recorded a heartfelt and honest video to celebrate Proud2Be’s 3rd Birthday
  • Bitpod asked Jae from Proud2Be to record a video about ‘Embracing diversity in the workplace’
  • Named high profile LGBT+ activists Peter Tatchell, Christine Burns MBE, Aderonke Apata and Andrew Solomon as our Patrons
  • Hosted and produced 9 Proud2Be Radio Shows on Soundart 102.5 FM Guests included human rights activist Peter Tatchell
  • Took part in an LGBT film project for LGBT+ young people ‘Made Of Rainbow’s’ with Soundart Radio, Healthwatch Devon and The Intercom Trust
  • Attended The Independent on Sunday’s Rainbow List 2014

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