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Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade kicks off (photos)

Tens of thousands participate in annual procession celebrating Israel's LGBT community -
Annual Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade kicked off on Friday in the city's Meir park. Tens of thousands of people are participating in the festive procession, which will make its way through Bugrashov, Ben Yehuda and Arlozorov Streets before reaching Gordon Beach.

Mayor Ron Huldai, American Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro and other politicians and public figures participated in the parade, which marks the end of a week-long festival dedicated to the LGBT community.


Shapiro, who wore a shirt with a rainbow flag, which has become the symbol of the gay community, told Ynet that the US supports the rights of LGBT community members in Israel and around the world.


May Peleg, a transgender, told Ynet that "Israel's transgender community has been discriminated against all year, both by the gay and lesbia

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Added: Jun-8-2012 Occurred On: Jun-8-2012
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