Following the case related to the racist transphobic attack against trans individuals, yesterday, Friday, the scheduled trial for the two attacks that occurred on different dates, at Aristotelous Square and along the Macedonia Palace hotel respectively, was to take place at the Single-Member Misdemeanor Court of Thessaloniki.   The trial for both aforementioned cases was postponed to October 31, 2024. … Read More


anti racism

With this open letter, the undersigned organizations supporting this initiative express our deep concern about the rise of racism and far-right extremism in Europe, which jeopardizes the fundamental principles of the European Union. The spread of nationalism and xenophobia is escalating, while political forces on the far-right fringe unleash inflammatory rhetoric and contravene fundamental rights in public discourse. Antiquated ideas … Read More

Joint Press Release of LGBTQI+ organizations | Subject: Violent attack on trans people in the center of Thessaloniki

Our anger overflows regarding the transphobic attack that two young trans people received in the center of Thessaloniki, by a mob of young people. Transgender people were verbally attacked unprovoked in Aristotelous Square at 22:30 by around 100 people who bullied, threatened and verbally attacked trans people with incredible anger. There was a verbal confrontation with the transgender people fleeing … Read More

Agreement with the Social Cooperative Enterprise ForME

Through the mediation of the Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Greece, Thessaloniki Pride has entered into an agreement with the Social Cooperative Enterprise ForME for the production of the memorabilia for Thessaloniki EuroPride 2024. ForME represents an innovative and alternative cluster structure, which started in 2018 and aims to help women develop their own business as a means of empowerment … Read More

Press Release for marriage equality

On February 15, 2024, the Greek Parliament’s approval of marriage equality, with cross-party consensus from the entire democratic spectrum, marked a historic day for the LGBTQI+ community as well as for the parliamentary life of our country. As active citizens, Thessaloniki Pride welcomes this move, congratulates, and thanks all individuals and bodies that worked and supported this reform. With the … Read More

Joint Press Release for marriage equality

February 15th, 2024 marks a historic turning point for the LGBTQI+ movement in both Greece and the entire Southeast Europe, as for the first time, a country in the broader region will institutionalize marriage equality. With this move, hundreds of families that have remained invisible to society and non-existent to the State for so many years are finally legally recognized. … Read More

Thessaloniki Pride 2019

8th Thessaloniki Pride 2019 poster

8th Thessaloniki Pride MAKING HISTORY   50 years ago the LGBTI community resisted. In the night of 28 June 1969 people at the gay bar Stonewall Inn in New York City resisted for the first time the systematic police violence against them. This turning point was going to spark the beginning of the LGBTI movement, a global movement that affected … Read More

Call for slogan proposals for the 9th Thessaloniki Pride

The topic For more than a year now our world has been going through a state of pandemic. For more than a year now, and while its effects are being more intense to the most vulnerable groups, we expect the desired “return to normality”, as it is continuously reiterated. But which normality do we want to return to? For most … Read More

EuroPride 2020 postponement

The board of Thessaloniki Pride has taken the difficult decision to postpone EuroPride 2020, due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. No new date has been set yet, but the board will continue to monitor the situation over the coming weeks and make a decision on a new date, as soon as it is practical to do so. Thessaloniki Pride continues … Read More