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First LGBT Pride Parade Held in Indian State of Gujarat: VIDEO

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LGBT people in the Indian state of Gujarat had their first opportunity to march in a Pride parade over the weekend after officials finally allowed it to take place, APTN reports:

"Many wore scarves and masks to hide their identites during the parade. Organisers said they had been waiting a long time for permission to hold the event. They felt that the general public was mostly enthusiastic and supportive of it.

Watch a clip of the march, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. My kind of Gay people. Whatchu' think, Rick?

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Oct 7, 2013 12:39:57 PM


  2. Nice video. Next year I wanna see some serious bollywood dance steps goin' down!

    Posted by: woody | Oct 7, 2013 1:26:37 PM


  3. truly moving and inspiring.

    Posted by: Little Kiwi | Oct 7, 2013 1:42:12 PM


  4. Needing permission for an act of defiance...

    Posted by: Knock | Oct 7, 2013 1:50:06 PM


  5. Such a Stone Age society where gay=woman...

    Posted by: litper | Oct 7, 2013 4:59:17 PM


  6. Thankfully we, the sexually and emotionally secure, could not give a flying f*ck about your approval, Litper.

    Posted by: Tyler | Oct 7, 2013 6:09:15 PM


  7. Thankfully we, the sexually and emotionally secure, could not give a flying f*ck about your approval, Litper.

    Posted by: Tyler | Oct 7, 2013 6:09:15 PM


  8. That was great. Picked up a few ideas for Halloween.

    Posted by: Pip | Oct 7, 2013 8:07:13 PM


  9. Well, it's progress, so let's celebrate that. Hopefully within a few years, there will be thousands in attendance with no need for scarves and masks. A good way to start the conversation, Indian brothers and sisters!

    Posted by: sparklekittens | Oct 7, 2013 10:05:36 PM


  10. @Tyler, just call it Trans pride

    Posted by: litper | Oct 8, 2013 1:10:35 AM


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