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Gordon Brown writes to gay community ahead of Pride

PinkNews Staff Writer June 26, 2009
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The Prime Minister has sent good wishes for “the Pride season” to readers of the gay community.

“I’m very proud of all that this government has achieved on LGBT rights these last 12 years; from equalising the age of consent, lifting the ban on military service, introducing gay adoption and creating civil partnerships to scrapping section 28, introducing the Gender Recognition Act and banning discrimination at work and in the provision of goods and services,” the Prime Minister wrote.

“We won’t ever give up on the fight for equality – we are marching with you every step of the way. The Labour government has one simple guiding ideal when it comes to LGBT rights: you can’t legislate love.”

Pride London will take place on July 4th.

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