Cuban gay rights activists have held an unauthorized independent pride parade in the capital Havana, despite the government warning against it. More than a hundred people carrying rainbow flags marched nearly a kilometer before police intervened.
Celebrations at Hamburg's Pride Parade ground to a halt after one of the floats went up in flames. At least two people suffered smoke inhalation. Large LGBT+ marches were also being held in Belfast and Amsterdam.
More than a million people were in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers made it clear that this year's event is pushing for political change.
Andrei and Yevgeny are married, with two adopted children. In an exclusive DW interview, they recount how they had to leave Moscow for fear that the Russian authorities would take their children away.
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