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Liverpool FC to march in home city’s Gay Pride parade

Liverpool FC

The Liverpool Football Club (soccer for us Americans) will participate in the August 4 Liverpool Pride Festival, making it the first English Premiere League team to be officially represented at a Gay Pride event in the United Kingdom, Liverpool Pride announced this week.

“I am delighted to confirm that some Club employees and members from the Liverpool Ladies squad will be participating in the event on 4th August,” Ian Ayre, Managing Director at Liverpool Football Club, said in a statement.

“The event is certainly a positive talking point around Liverpool and it’s an excellent platform to attract local communities and people from across the country to experience the diverse culture of our fantastic city.”