This LGBT History month we’re talking to some of the brilliant people from the community who are making a positive difference in our borough. There are some amazing people in Haringey and its diversity and inclusivity is something to be celebrated.
Football fans across the world have spotted the Proud Lilywhites’ flag waving at Tottenham Hotspur matches. Set up three years ago, they were one of the first LGBT+ football supporters’ groups in the UK and now they are leading the way for others.
Chris Paouros is co-chair of the Proud Lilywhites, and one of the founding members. She says:
She’s a lifelong Tottenham resident who’s been hailed a hero for her incredible charity work. And Karen Neill’s LGBT+ fundraising is really turning heads – mainly because it involves a giant, bright unicorn horn, a classic car, rainbow colours and almost 3,000 dazzling gems.