Crowds march for gay rights

Los Angeles Times - - THE WORLD -

Up to 5,000 peo­ple par­tic­i­pated in a gay pride event in Riga, cap­i­tal of Latvia, a for­mer Soviet coun­try.

Par­tic­i­pants waved rain­bow flags and stan­dards from Spain, Bri­tain, Ukraine, Ge­or­gia and Ar­me­nia, among oth­ers, as they marched and danced to loud mu­sic in cen­tral Riga. The event was aimed at rais­ing aware­ness of ho­mo­sex­ual, bi­sex­ual and trans­gen­der rights in Eastern Europe.

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