Discarded floats at this year’s gay pride march in Paris

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This year’s Gay Pride parade will crisscross the streets of Paris without motorized floats for the first time after organizers voted to do away with heavy vehicles along the route for environmental and safety reasons.

The decision, described as a “great evolution” of the march, was made by Inter-LGBT, which brings together France’s major LGBT groups and is responsible for organizing the event each June.

Inter LGBT says: its Facebook page The move to abandon the usual truck and trailer herd was done in the name of decarbonizing gay pride and reducing the carbon footprint of the event “as much as possible.”

Security concerns fueled the decision given the ever-growing number of people attending the march each year.

“Electric vehicles, in addition to attracting too many volunteers, pose a significant number of security issues, making it no longer possible to adequately guarantee marching mobility and public safety,” organizers said. to be

Inter-LGBT will continue to make trucks accessible to people with mobility difficulties.

of gay pride The march will take place on Saturday 24th June in central Paris.

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