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Sheerin urges support for Belfast Pride march

1 August, 2019


Sinn Féin MLA Emma Sheerin has urged people to support Saturday’s Belfast Pride parade.

The party’s Equality Spokesperson said:

“Sinn Féin is proud to support the Belfast Pride Festival and will join Saturday’s march in solidarity with our LGBTQI+ brothers and sisters in their fight for full equality.

“This years marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots – a pivotal moment in the struggle for equality and rights. 

“Society is changing north and south; no more should couples who are in love be denied the right to get married. 

“Pride is celebration of our LGBTQI+ community, but also a fantastic opportunity to send a loud and colourful message that Belfast stands against inequality and discrimination.

“Join us on Saturday, the parade will be assembling at 1pm at Custom House Square.” 

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