The tiny country of Swaziland held its first ever Pride event on Saturday


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The small African country of Swaziland celebrated its first ever LGBTQ pride on Saturday and no one, not even Donald J. Trump, can destroy this tiny bit of joy.

It wasn’t an easy event to organize in Swaziland, a largely conservative country where anti-sodomy laws exist, according to the Daily Beast. Still, organizers pushed forward. 

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The event was organized by Rock of Hope, a local Swazi LGBTQIA+ nonprofit, as well as volunteers from home and broad.  Read more…

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