Authors: Rebecca Fenton
(PRAGUE) -- Rainbow flags waved in abundance Saturday when several thousand people marched through the streets of Czech Republic’s capital in Prague’s first gay pride festival.
BBC News reports that the colorful event was chaperoned by nearly 300 police in an effort to protect the celebration that has stirred controversy and counter-marches.
The five-day gay pride festival is backed with support from ambassadors of 13 Western nations, including the U.K. and U.S.
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