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Defiant pride march in Birmingham

by Geoff Dexter
Issue No. 2355

Students and trade unionists chant

Students and trade unionists chant 'Pride is a protest' (Pic: Geoff Dexter)


About 1,000 joined Birmingham’s LGBT Pride parade, watched by a crowd of about 70,000. 

A protest block of students and trade unionists chanted, “Pride is a protest, pride not profit” in defiance of the bar bosses who are charging for the main event. 

Hundreds signed the Socialist Workers Party’s petition saying we will not to be divided by the far right after Woolwich.


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Tue 28 May 2013, 17:53 BST
Issue No. 2355
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