WYQSStoriesWhy Pride is important Why Pride is important In this video, recorded at Happy Valley Pride in 2018, human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, explains why it's as important as ever to celebrate Pride. Interview recorded by E-J Scott on 11.8.2018 Duration 00:41 Share this story...emailFacebookTwitterPinterest 2010s Bullying Pride Violence More like this How trade unions can support LGBTIQ+ people Steven, a member of Unite The Union's LGBT Committee, outlines some of the support union officers can provide to LGBTIQ+ workers. At school in Batley Laura talks about what it's like being a trans girl at school in Batley, what support is available for LGBTIQ+ pupils, and how sexuality and gender are covered in lessons. Shouted at in the street Lewis shares two anecdotes about dealing with insults and homophobia from strangers in public, in a video recorded at Leeds Pride 2018. 'My understanding of being gay was very negative' Ali explains how his sexuality clashed with his cultural and religious identity, causing him to suppress being gay for many years.