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. Associated Press — via MSN. So we moved up. Whitman-Walker expanded organizational oversight of Capital Pride in Art Blart. Grand Marshals that year were:.
It was the very first Pride organized jointly with other states and nations, which only ten years ago have been at war with each other.
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Many parades still have at least some of the original political or activist character, especially in less accepting settings.