For P. Selvi, a sports physician, it was a call for celebration of identities. For French-national Maysoun, it was an opportunity to express solidarity. For the nearly-500 participants of the Chennai Rainbow Pride march here on Sunday, it was about proclaiming the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT).
“Last year, we took part in the rally to protest discrimination against LGBT. This year, the rally has an air of happiness and celebration. This shows growing recognition for us in the society,” says Neela, a transcriptionist.
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