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From The Socialist newspaper, 21 June 2017

Canterbury pride

Canterbury Pride 17 June 2017 photo Delia Hazrati

Canterbury Pride 17 June 2017 photo Delia Hazrati   (Click to enlarge)

Canterbury Pride was held on 17 June and the new Labour MP Rosie Duffield spoke to the hundreds who came to support the event.

There was a real carnival atmosphere not just because it was Pride but as one person said: "It's like a weight of nasty politics is off my shoulders." The former MP, Tory Julian Brazier, was anti-gay marriage, anti-abortion and pro-hanging, and the town and its thousands of students had had enough of this out-of-touch man.

Rosie is a single mum and teaching assistant and spoke very passionately about her support for LGBT+ rights. People were yelling with support and many are absolutely elated. There is a clear mood for change!

Delia Hazrati

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