The LGBT Pride March there was banned by authorities, but organizers defied the order before being dispersed by police and tear gas. May 20, Laura Weir. Out of all ex- Yugoslav states, at that time only Slovenia and Croatia had a tradition of organising Pride events, whereas the attempt to organize such an event in BelgradeSerbia inended in a bloody showdown between the police and the counter-protesters, with the participants heavily beaten up. The event was attended by about forty people belonging to various homophile groups, including ones from France, Belgium, Great Britain's Gay Liberation Front, and Italy's activist homosexual rights group Fuori! With a week-long series of flamboyant events leading up to the Playa Levante big parade and main stage open air party, visitors can expect an exciting week in the resort that truly never sleeps. Queering Tourism:
Cologne Pride celebrates two weeks of supporting cultural programme prior to the parade taking place on Sunday of the first July weekend.
Inartist and designer Gilbert Baker was commissioned by San Francisco city supervisor Harvey Milk -- one of the first openly gay elected officials in the US -- to make a flag for the city's upcoming Pride celebrations. Reuters UK. Afterthe numbers grew rapidly.
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