Bulgaria’s gay boys and girls hoped to have their inaugural pride this year. But, as happens, the religious right’s raining on their parade:
Bulgaria’s influential Orthodox Church on Friday called on authorities to ban the country’s first ever gay pride march.
The march, planned for Saturday, has already been moved by from a downtown area of the capital, Sofia, to a remote park after municipal authorities city security concerns.
The church argued the event would undermine the country’s Christian traditions.
“Bulgarian society needs healthy, strong and moral individuals to build new life on the indestructible foundation of faith, prayer, repentance, honor, Christian culture and morals,” a statement said.
Like a broken record, those people…