PHOTOS: In-Your-Face Pride and Protest

Russia's antigay laws seem to be having the opposite of their intended effect: The world is rallying for LGBT rights, and Pride celebrations are getting wilder and more outrageous.

BY Advocate.com Editors

August 28 2013 4:00 AM ET

From protests of Russia’s antigay laws in Amsterdam to parades celebrating LGBT culture in Kathmandu, people around the world have proved the spirit of Pride is still alive and well.


A demonstrator wears a T-shirt with a picture of a rouged Vladimir Putin as he takes part in a protest against the new Russian law on homosexuality in Copenhagen August 20. The protest march went from Christiansborg Castle to the Russian embassy.

 


Thousands of people protest against the new Russian law on homosexuality in Copenhagen.


Celebrants dance during Nepal's Fourth International Gay Pride parade in Kathmandu last Thursday. Scores of LGBT participants from across the country took part.

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