Energy firm Scottish Power joined in the celebrations by lighting up their St Vincent Street headquarters in pride colours for the weekend.

And Silverburn shopping centre previously announced plans to install a ”rainbow crossing” in front of the building over the course of the event.

“Until Scotland is a place where no one suffers hate, fear, discrimination or prejudice because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, then we have still work to do.

“Wherever there are legislative or regulatory barriers to achieving true equality, we will seek to remove them.

And next weekend, the former Knox Academy pupil will – all being well – step into the ring on the undercard of fellow county ace Josh Taylor’s fight with Miguel Vazquez at the Royal Highland Centre.

And speaking of that fight, he said: “I cannot wait to get back on the big stage – it’s going to be an unmissable event.

Those attending the event also have access to a market, community stalls, family area, youth space and fairground rides once inside the designated pride site.

Elsewhere in Glasgow, some businesses have been showing their support for the event.Pride Glasgow, Scotland’s largest LGBTI festival, is taking place over the course of Saturday and Sunday.In a statement released by the Scottish Government, Ms Sturgeon said: “I am proud Scotland is now considered one of the most progressive countries in Europe for LGBTI equality and I am honoured to speak at Pride Glasgow – the first time a head of government anywhere in the UK has addressed a pride event.Start the conversation, or Read more at Evening Times.Autocar BBC News Birmingham mail Breaking Bristol Post Buzz Feed Cambridge News Caught Offside Celebs Now Channel 4Chronicle Live City A.I was keen to see some fireworks on Sunday night, but as a southsider I didn’t fancy the traipse to Glasgow Green, so instead chose to climb to the top of Queen's Park for good view across the city.