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Gay pride flying high in Spain

PUBLISHED: June 28, 2011 at 5:36 pm  •  LAST EDITED: June 29, 2011 at 12:14 am
Andalucia, Lead2, Sevilla  •  0 Comments

Gay pride flying high in Spain

• Gay Pride flag over the City Hall of Seville on the first Gay Pride Parade in 2009

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A BLUE ‘gay pride’ flag flew over the Andalucian parliament in Sevilla for the first time this weekend to mark the annual Gay Pride festivities.

While the so-called ‘Southern Pride’ event passed off successfully, in Madrid, new noise regulations meant that organisers were forced to try something different.

Instead of the usual sound-systems, marchers instead bobbed away to the same tunes in perfect co-ordination, all listening to their own headphones.

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