European representative offices to take part in gay pride parade

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/10/28
By: Tang Pei-chun and Lilian Wu

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) Several European representative offices in Taiwan will take part

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

in a gay pride parade in Taipei on Saturday to show solidarity for equal rights.

The European Economic and Trade Office said Friday that the gay pride parade will be the largest in Asia, which shows that Taiwan is a leader in the protection of gay rights, and it hoped Taiwan could continue to set a shining example.

The offices representing Austria, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the EU as well as Canada and New Zealand will take part in the parade to promote the equality, dignity and tolerance of world LGBTs and the idea that everyone’s human rights should be respected, regardless of sexual orientation.

Representative office personnel will take part in the purple color group and distribute rainbow versions of their national flags.    [SOURCE]

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