Christopher Street Day: Colorful and dazzling against exclusion

drag Queens on vertiginously high heels, rainbow flags as far as the eye can see, rhinestones and glitter, and partying crowds. This is the Frankfurt's Christo

Christopher Street Day: Colorful and dazzling against exclusion

drag Queens on vertiginously high heels, rainbow flags as far as the eye can see, rhinestones and glitter, and partying crowds. This is the Frankfurt's Christopher Street Day (CSD). Between all the colorful flags, a purple one with a white cross on the Demonstration for more than 20 years. As the only group of the Protestant Church in Frankfurt, the peace and reconciliation community in each year. The very front of the pastor Nulf runs then it is a Pity for James, with wig, in pink collar shirt. On the side of the priest from the Gallus district and his husband David runs.

this year, Shame James on Saturday, 18. July, into your car, turn the music up and in convoy with the municipal Bulli to the Romans mountain driving. There, the group of the most unusual Demonstration in the history of the CSD in Frankfurt closes. By 12.30 am, a motorcade drives instead of the gaudy, colourful Parade through the city.

"If anything goes after all, the car", and the planning team in March, has come quite quickly, says Joachim Letschert by the Board of Directors of the CSD in Frankfurt. The program had already stood, and then Corona came – and with the Virus the requirements for the implementation of large-scale events. Around 250,000 participants, artists on a big stage, and the Parade moved, therefore, into the distance. A cancellation was not an option for the club is still in question. "A sign, to show that we are there," so it is, go Andreas Gerlach, a presenter on Radio SUB says. The magazine of the Radio station Radio X reported on Monday on issues of queer subculture, and sends for years special broadcast from the CSD.

Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 08:19

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