Outrage As Sheffield Pride Says Event Is A 'Celebration, Not Protest' And Bans Political Groups

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Pride events are held throughout the country, attracting thousands of people. Picture from Edinburgh’s 21st Pride festival.

The organisers of this year’s Pride march in Sheffield event have been accused of whitewashing the history of the LGBT+ community after they announced “offensive” banners will not be allowed on the march.

In a statement widely shared on social media, Pride Sheffield said this year’s march was one of “celebration not protest”, while a message on its website said it would not be accepting “any applications by political groups” for this year’s event. 

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