Council raises flag against discrimination

Newcastle City Council has a raised a rainbow flag above its civic centre to mark International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.

The council is just one of three around the country which is led by an openly gay councillor, Councillor Nick Forbes.

The flag has been raised by Newcastle City Council Credit: ITV News

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Day against homophobia

Newcastle City Council is marking International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.