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Revision as of 12:03, 23 May 2014Dorset, including the seaside resort of Weymouth (which includes the former port of Melcombe Regis) and the Isle of Portland. Portland Harbour is one of the largest man-made harbours in the world, and was used for the sailing events in the London 2012 Olympics.
Alan Carr was born in Weymouth in 1976.
In April 2010 a pair of gay swans were reported to be nesting together in Weymouth.
"Rainbow Night", billed as Portland's first gay night, was held at a local hotel in November 2011.
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council have produced a Statement on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity 
- http://media.weymouth.gov.uk/docstore/personnel/equality/STA_WPBC_on_Sexual_Orientation_and_Gender_Identity.pdf (PDF file)