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“The 2nd Gwangju Queer Culture Festival” was held on October 26th.

'성 소수자 다양성 존중광주서 두 번째 퀴어문화축제


The 2nd Gwangju Queer Culture Festival, which is a festival supporting the human rights of the LGBT community was held last Saturday. There were about 3000 queer and non-queer participants joining the festival called for equality in human rights. In the afternoon, more than 2500 people crowded Gumnam-ro for the parade, marching, dancing, waving colorful flags and umbrellas, followed by a rainbow-themed fashion show and performances.


More than 50 institutions and organizations including the Human rights committee opened booths providing enjoyable activities. Among them, the Lawyer organization in Gwangju provided free legal counseling service for the LGBT community. Also, Civil organization and the Embassy of Canada, Seoul hosted booths to support the human rights of LGBTs.

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