Bratislava's Rainbow Pride to demand politics for the people

The ninth edition of Rainbow Pride takes place on July 20 at Bratislava's Hviezdoslavovo Square.

This year's Rainbow PRIDE takes place on July 20 on Hviezdoslavovo Square in Bratislava.This year's Rainbow PRIDE takes place on July 20 on Hviezdoslavovo Square in Bratislava. (Source: Jakub Kováč)

Politicians in Slovakia should bury their ambitions and motivations to abuse the topic of LGBTI rights in their pre-election campaigns and, instead, seek solutions for LGBTI people to improve their lives.

This message sums up the goal of this year's Rainbow Pride, held on July 20 in Bratislava for the ninth time.

The organisers have already published the “Do politics for the people, not for power battles” call with their demands.

The public defender of rights, Mária Patakyová, and Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo, have confirmed they will attend the festival.

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