Weymouth and Portland

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Weymouth and Portland is a local government district in Dorset, including the seaside resort of Weymouth 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.

LGBT history

"Rainbow Night", billed as Portland's first gay night, was held at a local hotel in November 2011.[1]

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council have produced a Statement on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity [2]


  1. http://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/9380193.Rainbow_theme_for_Portland_s_first_gay_night
  2. http://media.weymouth.gov.uk/docstore/personnel/equality/STA_WPBC_on_Sexual_Orientation_and_Gender_Identity.pdf (PDF file)