Taipei Pride - Taiwan hosts the largest pride in Asia. October 31, 2009.
A couple kisses at Sydney's Mardi Gras. Sydney, Australia. May 18, 2010.
Maria Yefremenkova, who runs Gay Russia in St. Petersburg, has a quiet moment just before we leave for the pride. Moscow, Russia. May 29, 2010.
Rev. Szymon Niemiec from the Christian United Church gives a sermon and blessing before EuroPride 2010, Warsaw, Poland. July, 2010.
A small group gathers at the grave of Károly Kertbeny, the Hungarian writer and creator of the term “homosexual.” Hungary, Budapest. July 10, 2010
Sergey Yenin had just received a phone call from a printer who has refused to print the first edition of Minsk’s only LGBT magazine, due to a cartoon satire of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Minsk, Belarus. May 15, 2010.
In defiance of the city’s ban, a 20 meter rainbow flag was taken out and marched for 600 meters down a main city street in while anti-homophobic slogans were chanted by the 30-40 participants. Moscow, Russia. May 29, 2010.
Riot police line the pride's route through Zagreb, Croatia. June 19, 2010.
Between 30 to 40 skinheads blocked the entrance of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Minsk in an attempt to stop the viewing of the documentary movie “Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride,” and the official start of Slavic Pride. Police showed up on the scene and the group disbanded about an hour later. During the viewing a bomb threat was called into the hotel, and the participants were moved to another floor. Minsk, Belarus. May 2010.
A Russian LGBT activist is attacked by an Orthodox Church member. Moscow, Russia. May, 2011.
An American evangelist protests the pride in Manila, Philippines. Prior to the Americans, the pride had no history of protests from locals. December 5, 2009.
Members of a ultra-conservative Orthodox Church group protest the pride in Moscow, Russia 2011.
A prayer is said asking God not to allow the country's first pride to take place. Vilnius, Lithuania. May 8, 2010
Religious protesters watch their country's first pride from across a river. Vilnius, Lithuania. May 8, 2010.
A single religious protester attended Athen's annual Pride parade. Athens, Greece. June 5, 2010
The Commandment ”You shall not murder” is spray-painted on a wall leading to the Tel Aviv LGBT center where two young individuals were murdered a year ago. A masked man entered the center and opened fire on a youth group. No arrests have been made in the case. Tel Aviv, Israel. July 2010.
Tyler Clementi was an 18 year old American college student who was secretly video taped and then outed by his college roommates. He committed suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge in New York. Taipei, Taiwan. October 31, 2011.