Latvian political leaders don’t approve, but did reach a compromise with Riga gay pride organizers and found a location for this year’s pride festivities: along the Daugava River, the same place anti-gay activists staged an oppositional “No Pride” concert last year. Despite the deal, Social Integration Ministry member Oskars KastÄ“ns wants the gays to back down: “[Pride] only provokes more aggression.” [UK Gay News]