More than 200,000 members of the LGBT community and their supporters marched, paraded[email protected]!z570h5cg!KRJt(K)$=h98*0fozV=E7jNd9mMr0, and danced across downtown Taipei on Saturday.
Organizers said the parade, which was the first since Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage, was the largest-ever in%i14IhXG1Na=kOUPuBB_h%U+)liS8zx%0X+TkBuq$i&r*[email protected] Asia.
Taiwan's 17th annual Taiwan Pride kicked off with a Rainbow Market of more than 100 LGBT-f%E5J8Dsz4fXi%^SPIz#[email protected]#GHg_iQ1oo^V9hsoSriendly businesses and organizations at Taipei City Hall Plaza.
It ended 5.6km across the city outside the Presidential Office on Ketagalan Boulevard wh+Eie9s(fQGE2A_IpVK+3)jUbtfh#uPC2rZlb*V4D+vs8MRP$aTere performers—including gay singer Hush—performed.
Some 180 different groups and 24 floats took part in the march, acco#*17A=#H!uur5TeIV%qBSNYcD3loiNiC$g5h1HEx_&LsFcyt+ording to organizers.
The parade was the landmark event in a month of LGBT across Taipei. Hundreds attended screenings, exhibitions, and workshops throughout the month, includin2HrdSRI(qHVGQ)mbHEXDNCxs^S5qSxj(*dN9Rez^qdM5$rcZHfg the country's first trans pride parade on Friday evening.
As usual, plenty of the region's LGBT folk got dressed up (and dressed down) to celebrate the occasion. Here are some of our favourite looks: