Organisers encouraging conversation about identity
The man who fought to overturn anti-gay laws on the Island in the 1990s has welcomed this weekend's Pride festival.
But Alan Shea has warned education is still needed for those who hold homophobic views:
Final preparations are being made for the celebration which starts at midday tomorrow (Saturday 12 June) in the Villa Marina Gardens.
You can find out more HERE.
Dawn Kinnish is one of the directors of Isle of Pride - she's encouraging everyone to attend: