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is a registered charity from Brighton and Hove in England
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promoting equality and diversity, and advances education to eliminate discrimination against the lesbian
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, bisexual and transgender
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) community. It raises awareness of issues by promoting and staging a series of events including Winter Pride and the annual summer festival and making grants and/or donations to other charitable and voluntary organisations. Its key objective is to develop an environment in favour of LGBT equality by providing information, advice and support. The charity decided to charge entry to Preston Park in 2011, due to safety advice from Statutory bodies. Pride remains an established Charity (Pride (South East), a charity registered in England and Wales. No: 1105892) and this year organised a successful event consisting of the Summer Festival week, Parade, Street Party and the party in Preston Park.
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