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Liverpool gets ready to march with Pride

Preparations are underway for this weekend's Liverpool pride event.
Its a celebration of the city's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities supporting the campaign for equality and acceptance for all.

Liverpool Pride has taken place every year since 2010 Credit: David Munn

Pride coincides every year with the anniversary of the murder of Michael Causer -- the victim of a homophobic attack in 2008.
This year's march will be led by Michael's parents ending up at the Pier Head.

Liverpool Pride will hold a minutes silence for Michael Causer Credit: ITV Granada

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Heather Small joins Liverpool pride line-up

Heather Small Credit: PA

Heather Small of M People has today joined the line up at the Liverpool Pride festival. The 90's chart topper will take to the Waterfront stage on Saturday 2 August as part of the ‘Glam Fairy Tales’ themed event and 5th Birthday.

Heather will join headline act Katy B along with 80s pop songstress Sonia on the Stanley Street stage. More acts are soon be announced.

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