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Gay Pride parade engulfs Sao Paulo despite unease over Brazil's conservative turn

Jun 24, 2019 - 9:36 AM

This year, many Sao Paulo LGBT pride parade participants say they are turning out because they feel their liberties are increasingly under threat

BRAZIL'S GAY PRIDE. Aerial view of the 23rd Gay Pride Parade, which theme is "50 years of Stonewall", in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 23, 2019. Photo by Miguel Schincariol/AFP

Thousands march and dance in New York's Gay Pride parade

Jun 25, 2018 - 7:30 PM

The theme of this year's parade is 'Defiantly Different,' a message inspired in reaction to President Donald Trump's treatment of the LGBTQ community

PRIDE MARCH PROPOSAL. Trudy Bermudez and paramedic Tayreen Bonilla of New York City Fire Department get engaged at the annual Pride Parade on June 24, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images/AFP

The week in photos: November 18-24, 2017

Nov 25, 2017 - 9:50 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Models celebrate during the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Nepal hosts gay pride parade demanding equal rights

Aug 08, 2017 - 9:20 PM

The march is timed to coincide with the Hindu festival of Gai Jatra which brings hundreds onto the streets to pay respects to those who have died in the past year

Turkey police break up Gay Pride protest in Istanbul

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:35 AM

UPDATED It is the 3rd year in a row that the parade for LGBT rights has been banned by Turkish authorities

A plain-clothes police officer kicks a member of a group of LGBT rights activist as Turkish police prevent them from going ahead with a Gay Pride annual parade on June 25, 2017 in Istanbul, a day after it was banned by the city governor's office. Police fired rubber bullets at a group of around 40 activists, an AFP journalist reported, a day after the city governor's office banned the parade citing safety and public order concerns. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

Gay Pride parade in Germany remembers Orlando victims

Jul 04, 2016 - 12:40 AM

The marchers pay tribute to the 49 people killed in the attack at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando Florida

People celebrate the Christopher-Street-Day parade on July 3, 2016 in Cologne, Germany.   / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Maja Hitij / Germany OUT

Kosovo holds first-ever gay pride march

May 17, 2016 - 9:25 PM

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci joins the march to express support for the LGBT community

epa05311894 Activists of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) comunity hold posters and rainbow flags during a march against homophobia in Pristina, Kosovo, 17 May 2016. The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is marked annualy on 17 May to raise awareness of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) rights violations. EPA/VALDRIN XHEMAJ

Thousands march for gay pride in Hong Kong

Nov 08, 2014 - 7:54 PM

The mood of the parade remains festive despite rain and cloudy weather with some 3 000 taking part according to an Agence France Presse reporter

GAY PRIDE. Colored ballons symbolizing gay movement are seen at Victoria Park ahead the Gay Pride Parade in Hong Kong on November 8 2014. Xaume Olleros/AFP

Tens of thousands take part in Rome's Gay Pride march

Jun 08, 2014 - 9:16 AM

Though polls find that a majority of Italians are in favor of civil unions for gay couples Italy lags behind its European neighbors partly due to the influence of the Catholic Church

People at the annual Gay Pride parade near the Colosseum to protest against the discrimination of LGBT people in Rome, Italy, 15 June 2013. File photo by Massimo Percossi/EPA

Mark Zuckerberg joins gay pride parade

Jul 02, 2013 - 8:32 AM

The Facebook chief and more than 700 Facebook employees joined the San Francisco Gay Pride Parade

MARCHES WITH PRIDE. Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg led other Facebook employees in support of gay rights at the San Francisco Gay Pride Parade. Photo from AFP

Myanmar holds first gay pride celebrations

May 17, 2012 - 10:16 PM

Myanmar holds its first gay pride celebrations amid dramatic political change