N Touch
Wednesday 16 October 2019
follow us
News

PrideTT on the march

Masqueraders play themselves during the parade. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI
Masqueraders play themselves during the parade. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI

PRIDE TT staged a march in Port of Spain on Sunday with hundreds braving the inclement weather to show their support for the LGBTQI movement's drive for equality.

WINE AND JAM: Happy participants in the Pride TT parade. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI

A day of activities started off with a market and fair at the Nelson Mandela Park and this was followed by a mini-concert and then the parade at 1.30 pm through the streets of Port of Spain. The day's events culminated in a mini concert.

OUT AND PROUD: Masqueraders incorporated colourful umbrellas in the parade and to help keep them dry from the rain.

I TOO AM TT: A masquerader waves the National Flag in the Pride TT parade. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI

Pride TT frontman Rudolph Hanamji said that the large turnout for the parade showed that the LGBTQI movement is alive and well in this country.

FUN IN THE RAIN: The PrideTT parade yesterday along Tragarete Road in Woodbrook. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI

"Even as the rains fell, the turnout was really great. There is no rainbow without rain so we thank members of the community and their allies for coming out because they understand the importance of equality despite gender or sexual orientation," Hanamji said.

Today's Most Popular
Comments

Reply to "PrideTT on the march"

News