gay pride

Gay pride rally in Prague attracts thousands

Thousands of gay rights supporters took to the streets of the Czech capital in the Prague Pride march on Saturday, which kicked off with a showing of solidarity with those who were gunned down in...

Swedish premier marches in Stockholm gay pride parade

Thousands of people, including Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, marched in Stockholm's annual gay pride parade on Saturday, refusing to let a sudden downpour dampen their spirits.

German legislator detained at banned gay pride event in Turkey

German Green Party legislator Volker Beck was temporarily detained in Turkey on Sunday after attempting to stop the arrest of a gay rights supporter who wanted to read a statement at the banned...

Massive Turkish police deployment ahead of banned gay pride march

Dozens of Turkish police officers were deployed around Istanbul's Taksim Square on Sunday ahead of public displays planned by supporters of the banned gay pride parade.

At London Pride parade, mayor tells Europeans: "You are welcome here"

London Mayor Sadiq Khan told the thousands of European residents in the city, "You are welcome here," as he addressed a Gay Pride parade on Saturday, a day after Britons voted to leave the...

Organizers cancel Istanbul Gay Pride following government ban

Istanbul's annual Gay Pride march has been called off, organizers told dpa Saturday, a day before the march was set to take place, citing security concerns and a government ban.

Istanbul security high as gay groups threaten to test march ban

Security services were out in full force in Istanbul Sunday as officials prepared to enforce a ban on organized marches that the city's gay community says is designed to prevent the annual gay...

Istanbul bans annual gay pride march planned for city centre

Istanbul's gay pride march planned for later this month was banned Friday by the provincial governor, who cited security concerns, drawing quick condemnation from activists in Turkey.

Police arrest "heavily armed" man going to LA gay pride parade

Police in Santa Monica, California, arrested a "heavily armed" man overnight who said he had planned to go to a gay pride rally Sunday in West Hollywood, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says.

Thousands march in Warsaw gay pride parade

Thousands of people took to the streets of Warsaw on Saturday in a huge parade to celebrate diversity and demand equal rights for gays and lesbians in Poland.

"More love, less hate:" 200,000 show up to Tel Aviv's gay pride party

Feather boas, lacquer and leather, and short shorts as far as the eye could see: About 200,000 people celebrated Tel Aviv's gay pride parade, according to city estimates released Friday.