In Kiev, was named the date of the new Gay Pride – Church of Moscow reacted first

People take part in a procession organised by gay rights activists in central Kiev January 11, 2014. Organisers said that the participants had met on social networks online and that the procession, from Bessarabia Square to Independence Square, was held to show their support for pro-European integration supporters who are holding a rally in Independence Square. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY) - RTX179JY

Organized by the Fifth International Forum of LGBT “KievPrayd 2016” announced the date of Equality March – a public march in support of the ideas of personal and public safety, human rights and non-discrimination. Church opposed.

Equality March this year in the capital of Ukraine is planned to be held on June 12 under the slogan “For your and our security.” “As part of the” KievPrayda “we raise this issue, to make visible the problem of the dangers of everyday life in our country and we will strive to find opportunities to people’s lives was less fear and more space and inspiration to manifest themselves.” – вaid in a statement of the Pride organizers.

One of the first news of the March of Equality reacted to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC-MP) of the Moscow Patriarchate. “People affected by a serious spiritual illness, behave defiantly in relation to the healthy part of society Demonstrating and promoting something to be ashamed of, they insult other people, thus violating their rights.” – Said the manager of the UOC (MP), Metropolitan Anthony ( Pakanich), UNIAN quotes him, and called on the authorities to ban the planned actions LGBT.

Recall that in March last year was accompanied by clashes equality of its members and the police with the nationalist groups. Injured 9 activists and 11 law enforcers. Two active rioters were sentenced to probation.


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