By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As celebrations of gay pride were held throughout the world on Saturday, June 28th, dozens of marchers also took to Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, to celebrate the International Day of LGBT Pride and to demonstrate for improved rights for the homosexual and transsexual community in Rio and Brazil.
While June is officially LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Pride Month in the United States, Saturday marked the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, an historic moment in the struggle for gay and lesbian rights in America.
To commemorate . . .