Bucharest gay pride rally draws crowds

People take part in the Bucharest Pride, an event celebrating diversity and LGBT community in BucharestAround 1,000 people took to the streets of Bucharest on Saturday for a gay pride march as participants demanded equal rights in a country where same sex marriage remains illegal. Supporters of Bucharest Pride, an event celebrating diversity and the LGBT community, want to overturn a constitutional ban on same sex unions. Accept, a group that promotes the rights of the LGBT community, is outraged that “for the time being the law does not recognise all kinds of family,” Accept member Florin Buhuceanu told AFP.

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