Honouring what makes us different
Affirming what we have in common
On 7 September 2019, for the first time ever, we will be celebrating Channel Islands Pride on the beach of St Aubin's Bay with Elizabeth Castle as our backdrop. Pride on the Beach will highlight two aspects of island life of which we are rightly proud – our coastline and our heritage – but it will also celebrate what is arguably the most important part of Island life: community.
#PrideOnTheBeach is about saying loudly and proudly that this is everyone's Island and the LGBTQ+ community is integral to Jersey's story: past, present and future.
Pride celebrates community at its best: affirming our common humanity while honouring our differences, where we fight for everyone's right to live free from prejudice, persecution and invisibility. At a time where violence is growing against LGBTQ+ people in many places in the world, it's important for everyone, be they LGBTQ+ or allies, to stand together, show solidarity and celebrate the beauty of diversity.
Channel Islands Pride is all-inclusive event, open to anyone who wants to support the LGBTQ+ community and to celebrate and promote equality for all in the Channel Islands and across the world.