Meet the team

Who are the people behind Yeovil Pride? Learn more about us below!

JK
Chairperson
Name (pronouns)
JK Doran (he/him)
 
3 words to describe you
Optimist, Activist, and Queer
 
2 things you can't live without
My phone and pizza
 
1 reason you're involved with Yeovil Pride
Growing up in Yeovil, I always knew I was different and I think it's long overdue that our fabulous town celebrates it's LGBT+ community. It was about time we start Pride in the heart of Somerset.
T
Secretary
Name (pronouns)
T (she/her)
 
3 words to describe you
My family said "Fun, outrageous and crazy" - make of that what you will!
 
2 things you can't live without
Animals (in any shape or form) and good quality coffee.
 
1 reason you're involved with Yeovil Pride
The reason I want to be involved in Yeovil Pride is because I want to make a difference and be part of something awesome.
Laura
Treasurer
Name (pronouns)
Laura (she/her)
 
3 words to describe you
Active, passionate and a doer
 
2 things you can't live without
My twin boys, the 2 best things in the world
 
1 reason you're involved with Yeovil Pride
I want to bring my boys up in a fully inclusive environment where everyone is free to be whoever they want to be without judgement. Yeovil pride is a big positive step forward. 
Lou
Committee
Name (pronouns)
Lou (she/her)
 
3 words to describe you
Patient, passionate and peculiar.
 
2 things you can't live without
Diet Coke and music.
 
1 reason you're involved with Yeovil Pride
I want more for equality and diversity in my town; more sharing, more celebrating and more togetherness. As part of the LGBT+ community I knew it was something that was lacking in our area, so I wanted to change this.
Marc
Committee
Name (pronouns)
Marc (he/him)
 
3 words to describe you
Ask the husband!
 
2 things you can't live without
Background music and life's little obsessions.
 
1 reason you're involved with Yeovil Pride
Pride is being happy in yourself and knowing who you are. 
Sophie
Committee
Name (pronouns)
Sophie (she/her)
 
3 words to describe you
Objective, comical and stubborn.
 
2 things you can't live without
Music and good shoes.
 
1 reason you're involved with Yeovil Pride
I am lucky to have been born at this time and in a place where I am able to love who I choose to. Even though I have been very fortunate in terms of acceptance there have still been challenges. I want to be part of something that helps others have acceptance and inclusion in their lives.