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We have some voices from pride & accounts of the day. @JoanMcAlpine @joannaccherry:

"The first person to scream at us was carrying a sign about getting corporations out of Pride. This is something she and I could have chatted about because we would be in agreement./
"Instead there were three instances in which she started shouting 'terfs out' to which we replied 'women in'. A handful of people joined her. But this is what I thought was interesting./
"We were surrounded by different groups from financial services cos and law firms like Burness Paull, Ageon, Kames Capital and Black Rock. I didn't see her shout at them once./
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So. My personal account of my day at @PrideEdinburgh .
I met up with some lesbians who wanted to make sure that we had #LesbianVisibility at this year's Pride. We had banners and plackards and some were wearing Thirty that proudly proclaimed that we are LESBIANS. 1/
There was maybe about 12 or 13 of us, ages ranging from early 20s to mid 60s. We gathered together a short distance from the rally point, and the first thing that struck me was the undercurrent of nervousness that prevailed instead of a sense of joy and celebration. Why would 2/
Lesbians feel nervous about attending Pride? Why *SHOULD* Lesbians have any fear about attending Pride at all? Isn't Pride about *us* as much as the rest of the alphabet soup? Why should the simple act of proclaiming who we are be associated with dread? In 2019 ffs?? 3/
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