About Us

West Pride - September 27 - October 3, 2021 Our vision is a world free from prejudice and discrimination.West Pride is a Pride festival free of charge, that aims to create a safe space for LGBTQI people. The festival highlights norm criticism and the living situation for LGBTQI people. The primary target group is LGBTQI people in Gothenburg and Västra Götaland, but also the public nationallyand internationally. We aim to make a variety of expressions visible by coordinating art and culture. We also provide places to meet and arenas for knowledge sharing, talks, reflection, and lobbying for a better society.We encourage an open society that counteracts prejudice and discrimination due to sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression. Besides organizing an annual festival, West Pride works throughout the year by educating and training organizations in diversity and LGBTQI issues. We also educate both students and school personnel free of charge, from preschool through high school, in Västra Götaland. West Pride is a non-profit organization and can operate thanks to grants from contributors, partners, and sponsors.