An estimated 5000 people took part in the annual gay pride parade in Nottingham today.
This year there was a particular emphasis on tackling hate crime, and a minute's silence was also held for the victims of the Orlando nightclub shootings in June.
Those taking part stressed the importance to support the LGBTQ community across the world for those oppressed and discriminated against on the grounds of their sexuality.
Alongside the serious messages, the main was one of inclusion and fun, with the city centre turning all the colours of the rainbow for the day.
Groups representing the Fire Service, Police, County Council and City Council all took part in the parade.
Ahead of the event Councillor Alan Rhodes, Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council, said: