Olajide Alabi in conversation with Lady Phyll
As we near the official UK Black Pride even on 19th August 2023, our Equality and Inclusion Partner Olajide Alabi sat down with UK Black Pride founder Lady Phyll to dive into an electrifying conversation about activism, UK Black Pride and the undeniable importance of representation.
Watch the full video here:
UK Black Pride is the world’s largest celebration for LGBTQI+ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American and Middle Eastern-descent. You can find out more about the event on 19th August in Queen Elizabeth Olympic park here. The event is in its 18th year and last year broke records for attendance, with over 25,000 people joining to party and protest.
UK Black Pride is a safe space to celebrate diverse sexualities, gender identities, cultures, gender expressions and backgrounds. Importantly, UK Black Pride promotes unity and cooperation among LGBTQI+ people of diasporic communities in the UK, as well as their friends and families. It produces an annual celebration during pride month, as well as a variety of activities throughout the year in and around the UK, which also promote and advocate for the spiritual, emotional, and intellectual health and well-being.
You can find out more about UK Black Pride and their work here.
Equality and Inclusion at Turtle Bay
There is a place at Turtle Bay for everyone. We live by the spirit of One Love, the universal acceptance of all people.
Our One Love culture is about celebrating our individuality and supporting each other as one big family.
We embrace the rich, diverse culture of the Caribbean. It boasts so much cultural vibrancy which we aim to deliver in a magical experience for our guests, taking inspiration from rum, reggae and jerk and of course, those chilled-out vibes.