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Pride Rewind Closing Q&A and Reflection

The closing of Pride Rewind 2020 with an explanation of the “empty chair” that is included at every Plymouth Pride Festival and reserved for our absent friends. This video also has a very special reflection from David Green remembering a particularly traumatic time in Plymouth’s history for the LGBTQ communities but with an eye to the future. After watching this video please take 2 minutes to quietly remember those we have lost and reflect on how far we have come in such a short time of only 25 years.

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Flags Flying – Living with HIV – Poetry

Kevin Nash provided a Live Update from Plymouth Hoe where of course the sun was shining but unfortunately due to Covid-19 we couldn’t deliver the Pride Event that the City of Plymouth usually enjoy. However This didn’t stop Plymouth City Council flying a selection of ‘Pride Flags’ from the iconic flag poles. The Trans flag was flown centre stage from the flag pole on the Belvedere (wedding cake).

Kevin Kelland talks about living with HIV and shares some of his poems with us.

Jo Pine (Pride in Plymouth) reads two of her own poems.

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Trans Rights & Pride, Creativity & Messages of Support

Not Alone Plymouth talk about Trans Rights and Trans Pride.
Duncan Mason (Pride in Plymouth) introducing the Patchwork Rainbow Flag.

Messages of Support from:
Tudor Evans (Leader of Plymouth City Council).
Prof Dan Maudlin Plymouth University Cornerstone.
Paul Blair (GWR)
Cllr Chris Penberthy Plymouth City Council
Personal Message from Wendy Evans
Luke Pollard MP for Plymouth Sutton & Devonport

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Hate Crime Reporting
Graham Kirkup

Message from Sgt Graham Little Plymouth Diversity Team Devon & Cornwall Police.
Mark Ayres talks about how Pride in Plymouth are able to act as third party reporting centre supporting members of the LGBT communities we can confidentially report the incident on your behalf and provide you with advice and support during the process.
Message from Graham Kirkup Police Crime Commissioners Office.

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