For initial funding, Gunnison served as treasurer and sought donations from the national homophile organizations and sponsors, while Sargeant solicited donations via the Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop customer mailing list and Nixon worked to gain financial support from GLF in his position as treasurer for that organization. Archived from the original on March 29, The majority of the organization's membership are small businesses located throughout the Puget Sound area. LondonBrightonLiverpoolManchester and Birmingham being the largest and are the cities with the biggest gay populations. The New York City Pride March rivals the Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade as the largest pride parade in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants and millions of sidewalk spectators each June. Sincevolunteers have organised a Pride March and a community-based festival in June, alternating between the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.
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