Foi um êxtase para cariocas e turistas a tarde do domingo 19 com a realização da 22ª Parada do Orgulho LGBTI do Rio de Janeiro.
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A Avenida Atlântica, em Copacabana, Zona Sul da cidade, se coloriu para receber o evento que, nos últimos meses, foi adiado e quase cancelado por falta de recursos, mas, enfim, tomou conta das ruas com alegria contagiante.
Em meio à celebração do orgulho arco-íris, houve protestos, em falas e cartazes, que, aliás, era o tom da marcha, organizada pelo Grupo Arco-Íris. A entidade posicionou-se claramente contrária ao prefeito Marcelo Crivella (PRB) que tem feito um governo de pouco diálogo com as minorias.
Com presenças ilustres de Daniela Mercury, Pabllo Vittar, Jane Di Castro e Preta Gil, dentre outras, a parada foi um grito de liberdade contra o conservadorismo de seus governantes. Confira 20 das melhores imagens selecionadas pelo Instagram:
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