Ukraine gay parade
There are no Independent Minds comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. US Edition. One suspects that if Russia were a place where Pride parades were allowed, its quarrels with the United States, and ours with it, would diminish. Spread the word.
What does a Pride parade have to do with NATO? More than you might think.
Ukraine holds country's largest ever gay pride parade | The Independent
Vitaliy, who declined to give his last name, said he was attacked with glass bottles after the parade in It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. The annual event alternates among the capitals of the three Baltic states, bringing together thousands of LGBTQ people and their allies from across the region for a week-long program of panel discussions, film screenings and performances, culminating in a festive parade through the city center. Subscription offers. The participants, waving rainbow and Ukrainian flags and sporting colorful costumes, marched through the center of the capital as far-right and Orthodox activists sought to disrupt the event. US Politics. Keenly aware of the anxieties many socially conservative people in the former Soviet space harbor about homosexuality, the Kremlin exploits the issue for geopolitical aims.
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The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. Ruslana Panukhnyk, head of KyivPride, which organizes the parade, said the marchers felt safe despite the presence of the anti-gay protesters. Despite the presence of a few hundred protesters, the event was peaceful, according to Reuters, which reports that hundreds of police officers flanked the crowd.
News videos. This comment has been deleted. We did as we were asked, and found ourselves crammed into a bus that wouldn't move, surrounded by pride organisers who wouldn't tell us where were going. Health insurance. Countries that overcome their totalitarian pasts—as the Baltic states have admirably done, shedding their command economies and authoritarian political structures for membership in NATO and the European Union—will progress toward recognizing the basic dignity of their gay and lesbian citizens. US Edition. Find your bookmarks in your Independent Minds section, under my profile.