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Glasgow and Edinburgh Pride events see Scotland's biggest cities decked in colour

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Glasgow and Edinburgh are decked in colour today for the Pride marches that are taking place today in each city.The events are taking place amid Pride Month and will be a celebration of LGBTQ+ culture in Scotland.Pride Glasgow has been running with the slogan: "Let's Get Back Together!" and has attracted thousands of attendees.Those involved at the Glasgow event marched from Glasgow Green, through the city centre before headling to the banks of the River Clyde on the Broomielaw.Meanwhile, Edinburgh Pride took over the city centre this afternoon, with roads closed off from 12.30pm until 3pm for the parade, which started at Potterrow.The events will mark the 50th anniversary of the Pride movement in the UK and will be Edinburgh Pride's 25th anniversary event, which was originally scheduled for summer of 2020.Twitter users have expressed their excitement for both events, and some politicians and celebs have said that they will be attending.BBC presenter Jean Johansson posted a pic of herself with a trans pride flag on Twitter, captioned: "Right @prideglasgow I’m on my way. #LetsGetBackTogether"Yesterday, Susan Aitken, Leader of Glasgow City Council, tweeted: "I’ll be attending Glasgow #Pride tomorrow and it feels more important than ever. "Trans people are targets, gay people are targets, women are targets, people of colour are targets.

We need to have each other’s backs and be each other’s allies."Aitken delivered a speech during the Glasgow event, thanking the thousands who turned out and saying she was proud to lead "Scotland's queerest council".In Edinburgh, Ian Duddy, Chair of Scottish Human Rights Commission, tweeted: "Great to see people in town getting ready for #EdinburghPride. "Being openly gay at school & Uni in

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