Soft Lad: Coming-of-age Stories
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An engineering locomotivehas been wrapped for the first time and will bevisible on the London Underground network We are proud to continue to support Pride by sharing Pride messages across our network, and we hope people connectwith the different stories as they travel on our network." From his carefree childhood in Oldham to his move to the bright lights of London, the party years to the early morning years at the helm of the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, these stories are honest, unfiltered, funny, and sometimes sad.
From his carefree childhood in Oldham to his move to the bright lights of London, the party years to the early morning years at the helm of the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, these stories are honest, unfiltered, funny, sometimes sad, but all are unmistakeably Grimmy. London Night Czar, Amy Lamé, said:"Our LGBTQ+ communities make an enormous contribution to life in our capital and this year's campaign across the transport network is a wonderful way to celebrate that. Across the globe too many people still face prejudice because of who they are, and we are seeing very troubling efforts to stifle hard won rights, so it is moreimportant than ever that we stand together in solidarity and celebration." TfL urges anyone who experiences or witnesses a suspected hate crime to report it to the police immediately. People can report incidents of abuse and harassment including suspected hate crime by texting 61016 for incidents on the Tube and rail or calling 101 for incidents on buses or streets. In an emergency or if the suspect is still on scene, they should call 999The wrapped Overground and Elizabeth line trains, engineering train and bus have been funded by TfL's partners Arriva Rail London, MTR Elizabeth line, Hayley Rail, Abellio and Global Also on the network, a number of TfL servicesincluding a London bus, a London Overground train,an Elizabeth line train and an Underground engineering trainhave been wrapped in a unique and vibrant design. The design, shaped by the lived experience of the LGBTQ+ community, reflects the diversity ofLondon and will be seen by people across London to as far as Essex and Reading.Customers using the route 63 bus between Honor Oak and King's Crosscan already see the design which has been on display since mid-June.
TfL staff portrait posters and their artwork will be displayed at Victoria, Green Park and Vauxhall Tube stations as well as at DLR, London Overground and Elizabeth line stations TfL has carried out a number of schemes to promote inclusivity including the introduction of diversity traffic signals, a range of rainbow-wrapped vehicles on the transport network, community-inspired posters as well as regularly featuring inclusive roundel designs bearing colours of Pride flags on the network during Pride.The stars will be telling their stories as part of a poster campaign, alongside further LGBTQ+ community stories and vehicle wraps ahead of London's Pride celebrations on Saturday 1 July. Pride poetry written by staff will be recorded and played out at Covent Garden Tube station from 1 July to help customers get into the spirit of Pride Patricia Obinna, TfL's Director of Diversity & Inclusion, said:"This year's Pride campaign on our network seeks to amplify the important voices and rich stories within the diverse LGBTQ+ community. Services across TfL are displaying a vibrant design in support of the LGBTQ+ community and this year's corporate message of "Every Story Matters" has also been brought to life through ourpartnership with well-known LGBTQ+ personalities and with the unwavering support ofour Colleague Network Group, OUTbound, whohelped to shape this campaign.