Warsaw Gay Pride 2016 - Warsaw Equality Parade 2016

Celebrating Gay Pride in Poland's largest city

Equality Parade / Parada Równości
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Warsaw, Poland - which has taken great risks in holding a Gay Pride event in recent years because of order not to do so from homophobic former president of Poland, Lech Kaczynski - hosted EuroPride not long ago. This was an especially exciting and crucial moment for GLBT rights not only in Poland but in Eastern Europe more broadly, and the large turnout helped shed light on gay and lesbian issues in this somewhat conservative country.

Warsaw Gay Pride takes place in mid-June - the date for 2016 is Saturday, June 11.

Warsaw Gay Resources

Many of the city's gay-popular restaurants, hotels, and shops have special events and parties during the Pride season. Check out the Warsaw Gay Travel Guide by GayGuide.net for information about the Warsaw gay scene and gay bars. Also take a look at the helpful visitor site produced by the city's official tourism organization, the Warsaw Tourism.