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70,000 expected at Birmingham Pride

Up to 70,000 people are expected to take part in the Birmingham Pride parade and festivities over the weekend.

A picture from last year's Birmingham Pride Credit: ITV News Central

It could raise as much as £30 million pounds for the city's economy, according to the organisers.

Birmingham Pride officials are promoting freedom and togetherness at a time when in some countries being openly gay can result in death.

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