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Meet The Team

Here you can virtually meet the team that works behind the scenes bringing People's Pride to life. Without these people, we would be lost!

Meet The Team

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Chris B     He / Him

Chair Of Trustees / Safeguarding Lead Officer

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Bio Coming Soon.

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Kestral G     She / They

Trustee

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Bio Coming Soon.

Nat W     He / Him

Trustee / Treasurer / Youth Officer

Kestral is an author, musician, interdisciplinary technologist, creative, and mental health advocate with a passion for creating experiences that bring people together to learn and grow.

 

A staunch advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, Kestral is often found pushing for change through activism, education, and support.

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Mabel W     She / Her

Chair Of Committee

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Interested in science, and a conessuier of chocolate.

My favourite part of the charity is seeing everyone at our outreach stalls.

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Cain C     He / Him

Vice Chair Of Committee

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I’m a very unique individual who likes to work in a positive environment, so that I can provide sustainable solutions & advice to people in need when times are tough.

"Problems can be resolved if we all work together as a community”

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Jake R     He / Him

Community Officer / Founder

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16+ years of event organising experience, enjoy being given free chocolate by Mabel on the stall.

 

My favourite part of the job apart from organising events; is reaching out to the community and reading such nice feedback, showing we have changed lives. 

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Bio Coming Soon.

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Carolyne D     She / Her

Ballot Office

Bio Coming Soon.

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Andrew H     He / Him

Unite The Union Rep

 "I believe that all LGBT+ people deserve dignity and respect at work and in our communities.

That's why I'm a proud trade unionist and believer in the adage: 'Pride is political; Pride is a protest!'"

Kirsten R

Secretary / Lawyer

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Vacant

Social Media Moderator

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Barbara W    She / Her

Membership Officer / Data Protection Officer

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Bio Coming Soon.

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Tracy A    They / Them

Vice Treasurer

I enjoy Performing arts and do around 2 shows a year.

I’m Non-binary and semi-bisexual. I also like making new friends.

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Ash B     He / Him

Bid Writer

Bio Coming Soon.

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Joey W     He / Him

Workshop Coordinator

I'm Joey, the kind of trans fat the media doesn't warn you to keep out of your diet!

I'm a transgender man on the asexual spectrum and got involved with People's Pride once I realised how unfriendly many pride events were to trans people, neurodivergent people, and other people who should always be welcome at Pride.

 

I'm proud to be a part of People's Pride for local empowerment!

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Berenice T     She / Her

Bid Writer

Bio Coming Soon.

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Tommy L     He / Him

Trainee Youth Officer

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Tommy is our resident Youth officer in training At the ripe old age of 17 years old, he is currently a youth member.
 

You can reach out to him, on our Facebook page. Or email her.

Safeguarding statement: all his emails are remotely monitored.

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Luke W     He / Him

Youth Rep

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Angel S     She / Her

Youth Rep

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Angel is another of our Youth Reps. She is responsible for coordinating all of our youth members and also works on producing events just for them with our support. 

You can reach out to her on our Facebook page. Or email her.

Safeguarding statement: all her emails are remotely monitored.

Luke is our Youth Rep. He is responsible for coordinating all of our youth members and also works on producing events just for them with our support. 

You can reach out to him on our Facebook page. Or email him.

Safeguarding statement: all his emails are remotely monitored.

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Vacant

Press Officer

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Photography / Video Partner

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Adam L

March Coordinator

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Dr. Sophie Cook     She / Her

Ambassador

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Writer, speaker, actor, broadcaster & photographer.

 

LGBT & mental health campaigner. Hon Doctor of Letters. RAF veteran.

 

Self-harm and suicide survivor. 13th most influential figure in Brighton, apparently… oh, and transgender.

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Peter Tatchell     He / Him

Ambassador

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A fine gentlemen and award winner on Human rights, the man who turned down knighthoods and is an avid human rights campaigner across 54 years and even has his own Netflix documentary!

Peter Tatchell was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1952 and has been campaigning since 1967 on issues of human rights, democracy, civil liberties, LGBT equality and global justice.

 

His human rights inspirations include Mahatma Gandhi, Sylvia Pankhurst and Martin Luther King. In 2009, he co-proposed a UN Global Human Rights Index, to measure and rank the human rights record of every country – with the aim of creating a human rights league table to highlight the best and worst countries and thereby incentivise governments to clean up their record and improve their human rights ranking.

In 2021, a documentary about his life, Hating Peter Tatchell, began streaming on Netflix. The same year, he coordinated the first and very successful Reclaim Pride march, which sought to get Pride back to its roots, with corporate sponsorship being replaced by a grassroots community and human rights focus.

This is why we love him and he is our other ambassador of People's Pride Southampton.