Tens of thousands participated at the annual Gay Pride march.
Participants marched through the heart of Brazil’s business metropolis, this year slogan was:”I was born this way, I grew up so I will always be like this: respect me.”
Organizers said they expected upwards of two million people to attend the event, the largest of its kind anywhere in the world.
Some marchers carried rainbow flags while one held aloft a giant banner proclaiming “proud to be a transvestite.”
Brazilian broadcaster Globo indicated the city authorities had spent in the region of $500,000 on helping to organize the event.
The parade also targeted Christians. Banners like “Christians are homophobe” “Jesus was Gay” etc…could be seen all over the parade.
Even a gay Jesus…