Monthly Archives: August 2012

Vietnam’s first gay pride parade

More than 100 demonstrators rode bicycles and motorbikes through Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, on Sunday, Aug. 5th 2012 in the country’s first-ever gay pride parade, spurred by an unexpected government proposal to legally recognize same-sex couples. [AP] The event was held to raise awareness of Vietnam’s gay and lesbian community. The parade began at Hanoi’s national stadium […]