More than 3,000 in Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade

Published: 08.01.13, 19:10 / Israel News

The Gay Pride Parade has opened in Jerusalem with more than 3,000 participants. This year's parade is held under the "We want change" banner, and participants are hoisting signs and LGBT flags.

The parade's organizers are demanding MKs to promote pro-LGBT rights legislation. Hundreds of police and Border Guard officers are accompanying the parade, which will end at a rally near the Knesset.(Omri Efraim)