Belfast’s Gay Pride parade will take place as scheduled on 6 August, despite opposition from Christian groups, the city’s Parades Commission has announced.

The commission made its ruling after religious lobbyists called for a ban on the “offensive” gay and lesbian march, BBC News reported.

Gay Pride has been held in Belfast for the past 14 years.

Meanwhile, Moscow’s LGBT community has announced it will apply for a permit for a first-ever Pride march in the Russian capital next year, despite opposition fr

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