Gay Pride in a Favela

Photos by Silvia Izquierdo

On Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, hundreds of people took part in Complexo de Alemao favela’s Gay Pride Parade, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The parade was a stand against discrimination and a demand for equal rights for the gay community. Associated Press photographer Silvia Izquierdo covered the parade and below is a gallery of her photographs from the event. 

Click on any photo to launch the Gay Pride in a Favela gallery. 


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Lead Image Caption: People take part in a Gay Pride Parade at the Complexo de Alemao favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Hundreds of people took part in the parade against discrimination and to demand equal rights for the gay community. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) 

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