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Thousands Celebrate At Michigan Pride Parade

Thousands of members and supporters of Michigan’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community gathered for the Pride Parade.

WLNS reports:

Thousands celebrate pride in Lansing. More than two thousand gathered to in downtown Lansing to show their support for equal rights. It was all part of the annual Michigan pride celebration.

Chris Swope, Lansing City Clerk: “Michigan pride, it happens every year and I’ve been participating in it for a number of years.”

For Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope, this weekend is about gaining support.

Chris Swope: “As an openly gay politician, it’s really important for me to have the acceptance all of my friends and the community, so to me it’s a way to step out.”

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