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Thousands of people gathered in Singapore on Saturday for an annual gay rights rally celebrating sexual diversity in the city-state, despite fierce opposition from religious conservatives. 

This file photograph taken on May 16, 2009 shows Singaporeans wearing pink T-shirts in support of gays and lesbians as they gather at "Speakers' Corner" in Singapore. (AFP photo)

Straight and homosexual Singaporeans turned Speakers' Corner, a government designated free-speech park, into a sea of pink -- the colour chosen by organisers to represent the freedom to love.

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