By Ana Maria Gonzalez
Sweden – After two years of pandemic, The Gay Pride Parade was held again in Stockholm, from one in the afternoon on Saturday, the party started again.
More of 50.000 people participated in the colorful folk festival and nearly half a million additional spectators.
Security was extra great during the day, since the memory of the shooting in a gay bar in Oslo is fresh in the memory even among the police.
Stockholm Pride was held throughout the week and on Wednesday the Pridepark opened at the Östermalm IP, where people gathered to celebrate, discuss and express.
The situation of LGBTI people has worsened in several countries in recent years. In many places in the world, people are still persecuted and imprisoned for their sexual orientation, something that was the subject of debate during Pride week 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden.