Indian city of Baroda gears up for first pride march – despite gay sex being a crime there

Published: November 28, 2014

GAY STAR NEWS
Jamie Tabberer
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Baroda is to host its first ever gay pride celebration this weekend.

It is the first event of its kind in the city (also known as Vadodara), and the third in the Indian State of Gujarat, after similar events in Surat and West Bengal in the last year.

Organisers have said in a statement that they hope to ‘provide a platform for LGBT expression, spread awareness about the issue and demand equal rights,’ in a country where gay sex is illegal.

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