Anadolu Agency

SÃO PAULO –  Colour, music and hundreds of thousands of people in exotic (and often very revealing!) fancy dress flooded the streets of central São Paulo this Sunday as the city’s 18th annual Gay Pride Parade – officially the world’s biggest – rode into town.

Police estimates put the number at around 100,000, but correspondents say the figure was likely to be over a million. Organisers have yet to release an estimate but were hoping for at least 3 million revellers.

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SÃO PAULO – São Paulo state governor Geraldo Alckmin announced the future creation of a Museum of Sexual Diversity for the city on Sunday, ahead of the city’s 18th annual Gay Pride Parade – the world’s largest.

Speaking at a press conference alongside São Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad and Special Secretary for Human Rights Ideli Salvatti, Governor Alckmin said the new museum would be located at the heart of the city on Avenida Paulista – also the start place of Sunday’s parade.

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