Gay pride in a favela

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. 



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