Join us in supporting The Korea Queer Culture Festival and organizers who have been blocked by local government and police from having the Seoul Pride parade after 16 years. In response to demands by anti-LGBT secular and religious groups, the Seoul police agency officially banned the Korean Queer Culture Festival, which is scheduled for 28 June. The parade traditionally marks the end of the three week-long festival (which starts 9 June). Anti-LGBT demonstrators recently gathered outside of the Seoul City Hall carrying bigoted signs referring to the Seoul Mayor as the “Mayor of Sodom.” Religious groups have also pressured South Korean government officials to place hardships on Festival and parade organizers.
- Sign the Online Petition, encourage others to do the same by sharing it on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc). Show your support for all of those fighting to show their pride.
- On Tuesday, 9 June Pray for Justice, Peace, and Pride for the organizers and participants in the Korea Queer Culture Festival (Virtual, Global Prayer Chain)
- On Tuesday, 28 June, pray for Justice, Peace, and Pride for the Seoul Pride Parade organizers and participants (Virtual, Global Prayer Chain)
None of us are free until we all are free to express our pride and our innate God-given human dignity in the public square.
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