The Jerusalem gay pride parade was a controversial event which took place on November 10, Since the s an annual gay pride parade takes place in Tel Aviv, Israel and sometimes also in Eilat. Regularly, Tel Aviv is the venue for the only yearly gay pride parade in the Middle East. Tel Aviv was first city in Israel to have a gay pride parade, which started in the street of Shenkin and expanded to large-scale events in the following years. In , , people participated in the Tel Aviv gay pride parade. Since , it held small annual gay pride parades in Jerusalem up to 10, people.
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Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Both the court and the city council justified their decisions with claims that the parade posed a serious threat to national security. Most of the information about the case was classified as a state secret, unavailable to the organisers of the parade, and sealed from the public for the next five years—a fundamental failure of transparency which renders it insuperably difficult for the LGBT activists to contest or respond to the excuse given for the ban.
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JHReport In an outrageous act of violating the constitutionally guaranteed right to free speech, a liberal, pro-gay San Diego City Councilman has refused to allow a group of Christian activists to present photographic documentation of children being exposed to sexual obscenities during a July, San Diego Gay Pride parade and festival. The incident occurred during a September 12, San Diego City Council meeting when Christian activist James Hartline attempted to present a power point presentation of photographs taken during the parade and festival. Video tape from that meeting clearly shows Councilman Scott Peters blocking Hartline's attempts to show the photographs.
The event ran for two weeks and consisted of exhibitions, films, sporting events, comedy, theatre and music, finishing with a huge parade through central London, along the famous Oxford Street. On a gloriously hot July afternoon, we were there to capture some of the action - and it was hot! Front of the march.