Thousands Of Apple Employees Celebrate San Francisco Pride In Moving Video

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Mexico City: Thousands celebrate pride and call for an end to homophobia

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Twelve thousand turned out in the streets of Mexico’s capital to celebrate pride on Saturday, under the protective gaze of around 1,900 police officers.

The celebrators stopped in front of the Senate to protest the Family and Human Development Committee, whose chairman, Jose Maria Martinez, has spoken out against abortion and same sex marriage in the name of protecting

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Turkey: Thousands march in Istanbul Pride despite religious objections

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Tens of thousands of people turned out on Sunday to celebrate LGBT Pride in Istanbul, slated as the largest gay pride celebration in any majority Muslim country.

100,000 or more participants marched peacefully under the watchful eye of the Turkish police, waving celebratory rainbow flags and signs to celebrate LGBT pride.

The celebrations were heavily criticised in religious circles due to the event’s overlap with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year.

Istanbul Pride has traditionally been celebrated on the last weekend of June. Ramadan changes from year to year based on the lunar calendar.

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