on parade

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Over a million people attend

And not only LGBT people, but lots of allies from local families, business, governments, and Britain’s outlying cities as well as straight folks just looking to party down with the queers. In Trafalgar Square the crowd stood about 15 deep from the barricade; a lot of them couldn’t even see the parade but stuck around anyway. And after the parade you couldn’t walk through the Soho streets without coming into contact with thousands of other LGBT folks from around the world. While waiting to meet a pal from China, I saw a certain Internet Stain and briefly considered asking him about Miley Cryus’ vagina. But I didn’t have my hazmat suit on me, so I steered clear.