Region: Rainbow Shines Even Through Tear-gas

The first-ever Gay Pride march in Slovakia heated the streets of Bratislava on May 22, the day it took place, perhaps as much as it inflamed public debates prior to the event. Despite local extremists calling the gays and lesbians obscene names, some participants getting attacked with tear-gas, and the march being rerouted because of concerns over security, organisers claim the event was a success for the community of non-heterosexual people living in Slovakia…

Read more at The Slovak Spectator.

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