Video: Singapore’s Pink Dot pride rally draws record crowd of 26,000

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Singapore’s sixth annual Pink Dot festival drew record crowds today, despite prominent protests from religious groups.

The organisers of the festival confirmed earlier this week that they would deploy security personnel for the first time, to protect participants from any clashes with opposition groups.

Earlier this week, Christian and Muslim groups in Singapore joined forces to protest against the rally, in opposition to the

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Singapore: Pink Dot gay rally to deploy security for first time after increased opposition

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Organisers of Singapore’s annual gay rights rally are to deploy security personnel for the first time, amid fears that increased religious opposition might blight this year’s event.

Pink Dot, which is due to be held for in Singapore tomorrow for the sixth consecutive year, has grown significantly in recent years, which has led to more vocal opposition from homophobic groups.

Earlier this week, Christian and Muslim groups in Singapore joined forces to protest against the rally, in opposition to the

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Singapore’s ‘Pink Dot’ Gay Rights Rally May Be Protested By Religious Demonstrators In White

In this Saturday June 29, 2013 photo released by Pink Dot SG rally organizers, two men kiss at the annual Pink Dot SG rally in support of gay rights in Singapore’s Hong Lim Park. Singapore’s first openly gay politician, Vincent Wijeysingha, a member of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party says he believes Singapore’s government will someday be forced to abolish a law that criminalizes consensual sex between men. (AP Photo/Pink Dot SG)

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‘Do You Know What Fisting Is?’ And Other Questions Raised At Premier Anti-Gay Rally

Family members cheer in support of traditional marriage during the second annual ‘March for Marriage’ June 19, 2014 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Americans from all across the country rallied in Washington to call attention to marriage between one man and one woman, saying it is critical for society because children deserve the love and care of both a mother and a father. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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