Pride parade

10 people detained at Istanbul's banned LGBT Pride March

Ten people were detained at the LGBT Pride March in Istanbul's Taksim Square on June 25, as tension rose after the Istanbul Governor's Office banned the march.

Police took strict measures at the entrance of the square and İstiklal Avenue, carrying out ID checks and searches, Doğan News Agency reported.

Athens Pride | Athens | June 10

The annual Athens Pride event for the LGBTQI community, celebrating equality, diversity and difference, gets under way at noon on Saturday, June 10, in Syntagma Square with body/face painting, music and dancing until the start of the parade at 6.30 p.m. The theme of this year's event is education and how perceptions can be shaped in the classroom.