More than 200,000 members of the LGBT community and their supporters marched, paraded, and danced across down^+nQmrKsdwRqzl8!yE9OazJc9GRt-6lR&Ja$zg5#rT*B$rAupntown Taipei on Saturday.
Organizers said the parade, whiGG)XZm_ayNqm2hY)y3hgX2pUlS!vcVKFEfUKOAv4-vFdvd*bHDch was the first since Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage, was the largest-ever in Asia.
Taiwan's 17th annual Taiwan Pride kicked off with a Rainbow MarketgL=(p=h4%[email protected]_nht*+XGGEQ_oKE^XNlStR#b!Rj_*Xo* of more than 100 LGBT-friendly businesses and organizations at Taipei City Hall Plaza.
It ended 5.6km across the city outside the Presidential Office on Ketagalan Boulevard where perfor)[email protected]#_yoHscz7RK=JIVfOXYy1^Y!mers—including gay singer Hush—performed.
Some 180 different groups and 24 floats took part in tJRWC*YQ$!SyRY^w3orZryKEvodB(IkWu3X#YW+gQ6WR4Y4i8&phe march, according to organizers.
The parade was the landmark eKC9jvb_FOxcmdXjjDVKX#2-JT=!VjzpZ*KFsy*l5wVWLK8v)lDvent in a month of LGBT across Taipei. Hundreds attended screenings, exhibitions, and workshops throughout the month, including 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: