Around 250,000 march through Hamburg for Christopher Street Day

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After a two-year break due to the pandemic, some 250,000 people came to Hamburg’s Christopher Street Day demonstration, the organizers said on Saturday. “We are super satisfied and indescribably happy,” a spokesperson for Hamburg Pride said, adding that there was a great need for people to take to the streets and stand up for diversity. Christopher Street Day celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) community, in an event dating back to police storming a bar in New York that triggered a movement demanding gay rights. Hamburg held Saturday’s event under the mot…

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