By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Authorities say 700,000 - organizers say 1.5 million - supporters swaddled in rainbow flags took to the streets of Copacabana in Rio’s Zona Sul (South Zone) for the city’s 17th Gay Pride. The LGBT community’s slogan for this year’s pride march was “The heart has no prejudice. It has love.”
Officials at the event also emphasized the importance of anti-discrimination laws and sexual health vaccines . . .