1. The Brighton Pride parade began with a somber moment, 49 volunteers holding pictures naming the victims of the Orlando shooting.
2. But the celebrating soon started, all in the knowledge that Pride is still a powerful political statement and a pretty amazing party.
3. It was Brighton’s turn, following many other Prides around the UK.
4. And many familiar faces were back to celebrate.
5. And there were some new faces going to Pride for the first time.
6. But Jesus was there to watch over it all.
7. And his many fabulous followers.
8. Police were on hand to keep things safe.
9. But were happy to dance and have a good time as well.
10. Many charities showed up to celebrate progress made and fight for equality.
11. And the rainbows were out in force.
12. Many came just for a great day out.
13. And others stripped to enjoy the summer sun by the seaside.
14. And others stripped.
15. And a few more…
16. Because why not?
17. Everyone looked fabulous.
18. No matter who you are.
19. Or where you come from.
20. It was about having a great time.
21. And that’s enough to put a smile on your face.
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