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Warsaw took over gays

June 14 2005

Eastern Europe's Biggest event of sexual minorities took place in Warsaw. 2500 Campaigners for gay rights, held a demonstration despite the ban the mayor of the Polish capital.

The demonstrators carried flags of all colors and banners with slogans such as "Gay is not a pedophile" and "Law and justice for all." In some places, the Polish capital clashed with the local gay community, who threw eggs and insults homosexuals. About 10 people were arrested, reports the BBC.

"For homosexuals in Poland are still treated as deviants and pedophiles - said in an interview with the Associated Press advocate Paulina Pilch. - Such demonstrations are needed so that people know us better and got used to us."

Mayor of Warsaw, Lech Kaczynski, who is considered the favorite in the presidential elections scheduled for October this year, bans gay parade for the second year in a row. He believes that permission for the parade of gay sposobstvovuet promote "homosexual lifestyle."

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