Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade

Cuban LGBT activists participate in an annual demonstration against homophobia and transphobia in Havana, Cuba May 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the Communist government warning against it and calling it subversive, an unprecedented show of civil society in the one-party state. More than a hundred Cubans chanting “long live a diverse Cuba” and carrying rainbow flags joyfully marched […]

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