Six cities this afternoon are crossed by the rainbow of Onda pride, the great demonstration in support of the rights of LGBTI people.
After the great parade in Rome last Saturday, it is Pride day in Lecco, Parma, Pesaro, Varese, Livorno and Turin.
In Turin thousands of people took to the streets to admire the 18 floats parade. Many young people, with music and signs. There is also a woman wearing a long red dress, her face and body are covered in fake bruises. “I want to represent femicide, given that the figures are very high in Italy and we must report”, explains the activist.
“These are days of anger for our community – says Gabriele Piazzoni, general secretary of Arcigay – the deaths of Sasha in Catania, Camilla in La Spezia and Chloe in Belluno they are the culmination of a violent spiral that in recent weeks has become oppressive, unbearable. The words of politicians who use these stories to underline a distance and a subtle but evident contempt are raging on this spiral. Let’s go down the streets today for Sasha, Camilla, Chloe, for all trans * or non-binary people who are too target of a ruthless ferocity. For all the people that society oppresses, isolates, corners. This is a day of pride, celebration and vindication “, concludes Piazzoni.
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