ADDED ON: 05/14/2018

Cubans Show LGBTQ Pride with Flags and Dancing in Havana Parade

05/13/2018 | NBC News

Salsa music blasted through the streets of Havana’s Vedado neighborhood on Saturday as hundreds of people danced and waved rainbow flags during a march to mark the 11th annual Cuban Campaign against homophobia. “We are working together with the state, with the party, with civil society, to educate the Cuban people, to change mindsets and to advance our rights,” Mariela Castro, a Cuban lawmaker and daughter of Communist Party chief Raul Castro, said. On Saturday, Castro was joined by Chilean transgender actress Daniela Vega, who starred in the Oscar-winning film “A Fantastic Woman,” and Mike Jackson, a prominent LGBTQ activist, during the march to end homophobia and transphobia.

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