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Manchester Pride 2005
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Manchester Pride 2005 is the celebration of gay, lesbian and trans life in the 21st century. Intended to show the diversity of people in that community from the flamboyant and camp through to the, well I suppose you could say ordinary because many of us are. Soldiers and airmen, council workers and bankers, you name it, we were here at Pride 2005
Movie highlights of the parade
The police horses lead the march Key103, the main commercial radio station in Manchester, are the main sponsor of the parade so their float gets pride of place And the Manchester Gay and Lesbian Chorus followed behind, singing all the way
The first lorry load of buffed up bodies and barely clothed boys What a difference a gay makes ... and so say all of us The Royal Air Force appeared again followed by a small contingent from the Army making their first appearance at any gay pride. We still are waiting for the sailors !
Manchester Prairie Dogs - the gay line dancing troup In rainbow colours, the camp troup flounce down the road Led by the most regal entrant
And a most colourful, and deserved, rest I'm dreaming of a Beary Christmas .. says it all really An ever increasing number of Manchester's finest march in the parade, and in uniform, as well as marshall it. What a change since the days of the infamous and 'holier than thou' Chief Constable Anderton, may he soon rest in peace
Some of the local finalists for Mr Gay UK 2005 And the Selfridge boys bringing up the rear
Movie highlights of the parade

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