Home / PRIDE / 10,000 People At Greece Gay Pride parade

10,000 People At Greece Gay Pride parade

Thousands were out at the streets of Athens for the Gay Pride 2011 Festival and Parade.

AFP reports:

Thousands of Greeks took to the streets of Athens on Saturday to protest against anti-gay prejudice.

Organisers said about 10,000 people took part in this year?s Athens Pride parade, the city’s seventh — twice as many participants as last year.

“As time passes, more and more people are liberated,” spokesman Dimitris Tsampouris told AFP, explaining the increase.

“Kiss me everywhere,” was the slogan of this year?s colorful gay pride parade.

Read more via AFP

Watch the video