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The biggest pride in Asia just took place this weekend at Taipei Pride. The 15-year-old event hosted more than 118,000 people as Taiwan’s capital celebrated gay pride and also the legalization of gay marriage in the country earlier this year. Check out a few photos of the festivities down below. https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0MUpoHNbX/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba1fcpkBkL4/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0JN_RHVl9/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bazy7AoHB8C/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba1u2mWB5w2/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0OLcNAecM/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BaylOurHRmt/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0AnwYgi3a/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba1ay90FTK8/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0JkDwnRCs/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bayax6fA7h9/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BaygdTMnAFB/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0_7-cAyIQ/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0WbFVFX2L/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0A2r0AUf4/
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Organizers claimed 80% of Goa's LGBTI community was still in the closet Goa, the Indian coastal town and popular tourist destination is about to host its first pride parade. Organizers hope the Goa Rainbow Pride Walk 2017 will help to raise awareness about LGBTI issues. ‘It is happening for the first time in Goa. We want to create awareness about the rights of the LGBT community,’ organizer Alexander Fernandes told the Indian Express. ‘There are several wrong notions about the community, which need...

Tens 0f thousands of people gathered this weekend (13-15 October) to celebrate Atlanta Pride 2017. Now in its 47th year, the inaugural event started just one year after the famous Stonewall Riots in New York City in 1969. It’s now grown into a colorful display of love, diversity and acceptance. Special guest star Rita Ora performed during Atlanta Pride celebrations on Saturday (14 October) evening. She wrote on Instagram: ‘Watching the sunset and performing for you… I wouldn’t have it any other way....
KosovoPride

Kosovo held its first ever pride parade despite threats of violence. The parade, dubbed The Name of Love, was the first organized and previously announced march. Three earlier LGBTQ marches held in the country did exist, but they were more spontaneous in nature. The march itself started at Pristina's central Skanderbeg Square. Participants then marched for some 500 meters while chanting "There is no gender in love" before reaching Zahir Pajaziti Square where a concert was held. U.S. Ambassador Greg Delawie was...
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Education = Equality The streets of Manchester were flooded with a sea of rainbow-clad people celebrating unity over the weekend for the city’s 2017 Pride parade. This year’s event was themed “Class of 2017,” with the graduation-inspired party designed to place emphasis on the fact that education is the best way to create lasting acceptance, unity and change. https://www.instagram.com/p/BYTahC6F7fb/ After the terrorist attack at Ariana Grande’s Manchester Arena concert earlier this year, the city felt it was more important than ever to join...
Justin-Trudeu

Justin Trudeau has suggested that world leaders have a duty to attend Pride events. The Canadian leader, who is a strong supporter of the LGBT+ community, attended his latest Pride parade over the weekend in Halifax, where he marched through the streets with his wife and kids and took photos with drag queens. He became the first sitting PM in Canada to ever walk in the Halifax parade, but it’s not the first time that he’s made such history, as he...
monk

Korean video blog .Face posted a clip yesterday of a Buddhist monk getting down at the Korean Queer Culture Festival in Seoul.
the-london-pride

Did you celebrate Pride in London this weekend? Pride in London 2017 took place yesterday – and the event was bigger and better than ever. Over 26,000 people took part in the march, and it is estimated that up to one million people descended on the capital to celebrate their LGBT+ pride. This year’s event marks 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of gay sex in England and Wales. Speaking at Trafalgar Square, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said that the event was...
rugby

Everybody say love! A gay rugby player made sure this year’s London Pride was one to remember for him and his partner after popping the question on the streets of the capital in front of a watching audience of thousands. Fernando Ferreira, a member of LGBT-inclusive rugby team the Kings Cross Steelers RFC, was marching in Saturday’s Pride in London parade when he began an emotional proposal to his partner Greg Woodford with a little help from his teammates. Footage captured the...
london

Pride in London will take place in central London this Saturday – and it’s set to be one of the biggest ever. A million people are expected to line the streets for the event, with lots of different groups from across the LGBT spectrum taking part. This year’s march also has a very special significance. July marks 50 years since homosexuality was decriminalised by in England and Wales, the first step in the long road to equality. The full festival for Pride in...
nypd-cop

A late police officer will be honoured by his gay colleagues over a viral video in which he danced at a Pride parade. NYPD Officer Michael Hance, who was straight , made headlines in 2015 after he was filmed dancing with a reveller at the city’s Pride parade. In the clip, the officer – assigned to protect the parade – twerks on a Pride marcher as Michael Jackson’s ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough’ plays. Officer Hence, who served with the NYPD...
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The world’s first bisexual Pride has taken place in Tel Aviv amid the city’s Pride Week. The city’s Pride Week is taking place this week, and the annual Pride March which attracts hundreds of thousands was given the theme ‘bisexuality’. Some 200,000 people turned out for the parade yesterday. The parade was halted for several minutes as a group of LGBT+ activists against the occupation blocked its passage. They held signs saying “There’s no Pride in occupation”. The reason for the Pride being given...
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"Never underestimate a pissed-off gay!" There were many messages on view at the Equality March for Unity and Pride in D.C., as thousands carried banners addressing everything from Donald Trump and Mike Pence to Netflix canceling Sense8. Below, we share some our favorite signs at the Equality March in Washington, as well as some from L.A.’s Resist March and Pride events from around the world this week. (Spoiler: There’s probably more than 37—they were all SO good!)   https://www.instagram.com/p/BVNSjKkFqKQ/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BVNR4DsBSlG/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BVN4lkhFkJ6/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BVN5fIfgr_Z/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BVNAh51HphD/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BVN5fIfgr_Z/ Source
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Capital Pride in DC was disrupted multiple times yesterday by protestors from a group called “No Justice No Pride.” https://twitter.com/GetEQUAL/status/873669034931359745?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lgbtqnation.com%2F2017%2F06%2Fprotestors-blocked-dcs-pride-parade-rerouted%2F The group’s Facebook page says that they were protesting the corporate presence at pride, the lack of minority representation in Capital Pride’s board, and the participation of weapons dealers and the police in the parade. They demand: Unseat and Replace Capital Pride Board with members from historically marginalized communities, Shift power around LGBTQ+ rights from D.C.’s elite to historically marginalized communities, and...

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