Tel Aviv Gay Pride March kicks off at Meir Park

The Tel Aviv Gay Pride festivities kicked off Friday morning with a community happening at Meir Park with musical performances, celebrity appearances and speeches by public figures such as Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai, Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz and Labor leader Shelly Yechimovich.
The parade itself will begin at 1 p.m. and will include a procession of floats and organized groups of marchers accompanied by thousands of supporters waving pride flags and enjoying the fine summer weather.
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