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Dyke March London returns after 25 years

Dyke March London returns after 25 years

Hundreds of lesbians and LGBT supporters gather in London for the city's first Dyke March in 25 years. Speakers discuss a range of LGBT rights issues in Soho Square before marching through London and across the River Thames.

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Shi Tou, Chinese lesbian rights activist, hugging organiser Emelia Holdaway at the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians and supporters marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians and supporters marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians and supporters marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians marching through London past Trafalgar Square celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Lesbians and supporters marching through London past Trafalgar Square celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Lesbians and supporters marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians marching through London past Chicago celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Lesbians marching through London past Jersey Boys celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Lesbians marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Lesbians and supporters marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Lesbians marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Clare Dimyon, an LGBT campaigner who was awarded the first MBE for lesbian services, speaks during the march.
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Shi Tou, Chinese Lesbian activist at the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Lesbians and supporters marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians in Soho Sqaure celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Lesbians and supporters marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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English Collective of Prostitutes campaigning at the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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English Collective of Prostitutes campaigning at the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.
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Lesbians and supporters in Soho Sqaure, celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians and supporters marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years.
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Lesbians marching through London celebrating the first Dyke March for 25 years at the London Dyke March 2012.

Hundreds of lesbians and LGBT supporters gather in London for the city's first Dyke March in 25 years. Speakers discuss a range of LGBT rights issues in Soho Square before marching through London and across the River Thames.

Hundreds of lesbians gathered in London for the first London Dyke March in twenty five years. Speakers spoke on a range of issues affecting women and lesbians in Soho Square before marching through London and across the River Thames. Speakers included Chinese Lesbian activist Shi Tou, Clare Dimyon the Lesbian Campaigner who was awarded the first MBE for Lesbian services and organiser Emilie Holdaway. The marchers were greeted with cheers as they marched first through Soho then down past Trafalgar Square and over the River Thames to the South Bank.

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