Cuba: Gay Pride march banned

An attempt to hold Cuba’s first Gay Pride March at the end of June was quickly ended when police arrested the organisers and banned the march writes Stuart King. The march was organised by the Foundation LGTB Reinaldo Arenas in Memoriam and supported by the Unity Coalition a Latino/Hispanic gay rights group in Florida. Cuba’s LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transsexual) community had been encouraged to think that things were changing in Cuba, a country where homophobia and police repression of the LGBT community is

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