Rainbow Flags and Riot Gear
BY Advocate.com Editors
June 20 2011 4:25 PM ET
Police followed gay pride marches through Budapest and other major Eastern European cities this weekend to protect them from attack. Extremist groups had called on followers to stop the parades and festivals.
The resulting set of images shows a mix of rainbow flags and riot gear – offering a starkly visual reminder of the danger and courage needed sometimes to live openly in many places around the world.