Cologne Pride celebrates two weeks of supporting cultural programme prior to the parade taking place on Sunday of the first July weekend. Within the academic community, there has been criticism that the parades actually set to strengthen homosexual-heterosexual divides and increase essentialist views. The almost people who had gathered were attacked by skinheadsbut police managed to prevent any injuries. Concerned that the prevailing economic and political crisis in the country at the time presented threats to freedoms and liberties of all Filipinos, including sexual and gender minorities, LGBT individuals and groups, non-government organizations and members of various communities and sectors organized the LGBT Freedom March calling for systemic and structural change. Retrieved 28 June Archived copy as title Commons category link is on Wikidata.
A third Pride parade took place successfully inwith close to participants and an outdoor concert event.
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Retrieved May 24, Lesbian couple become first in New Zealand to get married in Pride Parade. Riga Pride and Friendship Days. Both were held with no incidents. Various critics have denounced what they view as a merchandization of Pride parades.
Inthe year of the centennial commemoration of the Republic of the Philippines, a Gay and Lesbian Pride March was incorporated in the mammoth "citizens' parade" which was part of the official centennial celebration. Department of the Interior. This year's Grand Marshals announced". The parade attracts thousands of people who line the streets each year. In Greeceendeavours were made during the s and s to organise such an event, but it was not until that Athens Pride established itself.