500,000 at Roma Pride Parade 2008

If the local authorities had hoped to spoil the party by denying Rome's annual gay pride march - Roma Pride - access to Piazza San Giovanni they failed miserably in their attempts because the 2008 event was a staggering success – 500,000 people marched and sang and danced their way from the starting point at Piazza della Repubblica arriving several hours later at Piazza Navona. Here are a few highlights!